Porting Catfish and Autokey to FreeBSD
PeerCorps Trust Fund
ipc at peercorpstrust.org
Thu Jan 7 06:33:14 UTC 2016
It seems as though FreeBSD has an inotify compatibility layer.
At least that's what we've been informed. One committer in the community is currently working on getting it operational and into the ports collection.
On 01/05/2016 01:30 AM, Olivier Duchateau wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2016 11:43:56 -0600
> Mark Felder <feld at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 28, 2015, at 13:28, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>> PeerCorps Trust Fund <ipc at peercorpstrust.org> writes:
>>>> We are a group of educators currently looking for someone capable of porting the open source applications Catfish and Autokey to FreeBSD.
>>>> Catfish - http://www.twotoasts.de/index.php/catfish/
>>>> Autokey - https://github.com/guoci/autokey-py3
>>> Those look like straightforward ports, at least for anyone who has dealt
>>> with python3 and gtk3.
>> I whipped up a port for autokey which was easy because it's hosted on
>> pypi and then I started filling out the proper dependencies and ran into
>> python-pyinotify. I have a feeling this will cause the program to break
>> in some situations because we don't have inotify on FreeBSD.
> Perhaps, we can replace inotify by select module . It supports kqueue/kevent.
>  https://docs.python.org/2.7/library/select.html
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