shell script port

Frank Shute frank at
Wed Jun 3 04:32:07 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 07:42:56PM +0200, Stefan Miklosovic wrote:
> Hi,

Hi Stefan,

> > If you don't fancy porting it yourself, I'd be happy to have a go at
> > porting it for you.
> >
> > I want to port a more complex piece of software to FreeBSD but I
> > wouldn't mind starting on a simple port first so as to familiarise
> > myself with the porting process.
> >  <>
> >
> That program should be my result of project in
> school in next months. it is not necessary
> to port it, but it would be nice to show up that
> I am able to do so :)

Best of luck with that! Don't be bashful (groan...pun intended) make
sure you post any questions to questions@ and ports at .

Even though it's for school, part of building software is
collaboration which means asking others questions when you get
stuck, amongst other things.

> If that program was successfull, i would like
> to maintain it as long as possible, just for fun.

Good. I hope your script is useful to others

> I read porters handbook briefly, I have never ported so
> it will be quite interesting.

porters handbook open in browser, your Makefile open in an editor of
your choice and an example Makefile open in less(1) and you shouldn't
go too far wrong.




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