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Re: Success Story

From: Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 11:52:31 -0800

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 18:52:50 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 11:12:59AM -0600, Guillermo Garcia Rojas
> wrote:
> > I cvsuped and "make buildworld" but something went wrong. Someone on
> > IRC told me that crosscompiling was not supported anymore. So I
> > would have to back-up, and reinstall from scratch.
> That was Chris and he said that it doesn't work anymore.
> > But, here becomes the success of this story: someone of the
> > developers helped me, as others have did it in other time, and made
> > a review of my "make buildworld" problem, and submit a patch (ls.c
> > patch). Now I'm back on DragonFly :) This person told me to advice
> > him if something bad cames up. Great!
> That was me. Chris was right with his response and the problem is that
> we (as in the developers) normally don't have to time to check if the
> FreeBSD 4 build breaks or not. There are some changes which are known
> to break compatibility and we currently work around them. It normally
> just takes someone to hit the trouble and tell us :)

Sorry about that; had I realized the update to find(1) would break the
cross-compile, I would have been more careful about committing it.

I'll look into making my FreeBSD 4.9 box do double-duty as a
cross-compile-to-DragonFly tinderbox, but no promises...


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