Port dependencies

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Sun Apr 3 22:19:58 UTC 2011

On Sun, Apr 03, 2011 at 10:35:08AM +0200, Romain Garbage wrote:
> 2011/4/3 Chris Telting <christopher-ml at telting.org>:
> >
> >>        seriously, this is why i want that debian+freebsd that was
> >>        discussed recently.  the kernel is ours and number one in the
> >>        world.  and the ports stuff is basically packages that more/less
> >>        just-work.  you can get the src =with= the pkg.
> >>
> >
> > How does debian get around all the "make config" options that we deal with?
> >  Such as does such and such package pull in samba...  Or does debian just
> > compile with every option more or less enabled?
> "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is a port that consists of GNU userland using the
> GNU C library on top of FreeBSD's kernel, coupled with the regular
> Debian package set." from http://www.debian.org/ports/kfreebsd-gnu/
> So it seems they basically use their own packages and not the ports.
> Romain

	Well, so then  _this_ is ho w thei r stuff works together.  It
	is all from the deb packages.


	Ps:  i'm glad i quit porting our libc to  the gnu world back in
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"

 Gary Kline  kline at thought.org  http://www.thought.org  Public Service Unix
           Journey Toward the Dawn, E-Book: http://www.thought.org
          The 7.98a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list