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Re: Renaming the system to 'DragonFly'

From: Sander Vesik <sander@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 18 Nov 2003 22:09:26 GMT
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Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :Well, some ports depend on autoconf.  The autoconf in the CVS tree of
> :the autoconf project has my patch in there already, which should detect
> :the DragonFly name.
> :
> :Not sure if it would add much at the moment...
> :
> :-- 
> :Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)wxs.nl> / asmodai / kita no mono
>    Hmm.  Maybe the solution is to modify 'uname' to report 'FreeBSD' if
>    there is an environmental override.  Then the ports build could set
>    the environment variable temporarily.  Maybe something like FAKE_OSNAME.

if uname came from the OS personality / "emulation" module, you could use 
a variable symlink that port wrappers would use to get non-default behaviour.

>                                                -Matt


+++ Out of cheese error +++

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