Cross building FreeBSD

Roland Smith rsmith at
Thu Jan 19 22:04:50 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 07:37:38AM +0100, Christer Solskogen wrote:
> Well, that is the question. How to copy those file over. Files have
> special chflags (for instance in /lib)

Use BSD tar. It can handle flags. E.g. pipe the output from tar to netcat (nc)
on the amd64 machine, and send it to the ppc machine. On the ppc machine,
start another netcat and feed its standard output into tar.

IIRC, rsync also handles file flags.

[plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated]
pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914  B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 196 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list