User account for port testing?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Aug 14 17:52:00 UTC 2006

On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 10:48:49AM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> Quincey Koziol wrote this message on Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 05:14 -0500:
> >     I'm the maintainer for the 'science/hdf5' port and it's been failing on
> > the SPARC ports testing machine for a while.  I'd like to try to fix the
> > problem, but I don't have access to a SPARC machine running FreeBSD... :-(
> > Can anyone give me a user account on a machine running 6-STABLE so I can log
> > in and try to find a fix?
> >     Please reply directly to me, I'm not subscribed to this list.
> You can do your own build testing on sparc64 by setting up a sparc64
> build environment...  This involves a full FreeBSD check-out, and
> doing:
> make toolchain TARGET_ARCH=sparc64
> make buildenv
> After the second command, you will be dropped into a shell that has
> the path set for building sparc64 binaries...  you can then cd to
> your distribution, and make it..  I'm not sure how this will interact
> w/ the ports system, so you may have to bypass the ports system and go
> directly to to hdf5's src dir..

This is unlikely to be widely useful for ports, unfortunately.

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