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Re: Fedora developer interested in DMA; query about build process

From: Michel Alexandre Salim <michael.silvanus@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 13:04:06 -0400

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Simon 'corecode' Schubert
<corecode@fs.ei.tum.de> wrote:
> Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
>> I plan to do that (looking at the other Linux port right now too). I
>> already have a custom Makefile for cpdup anyway, and before I tried
>> using bmake I already tried using gcc by hand. I must say the bundled
>> rules in Dragonfly's make are quite impressive.
> I don't think the other port is nicely done.  The sources also changed
> massively lately.
Hope this one is more to your satisfaction --

I wrote it with the intention of (eventually) getting it merged, so
Linux distributions could just compile DMA out-of-the-box (well, after
installing BSD yacc). There are some questions concerning BSD<->Linux
differences that I raised on the bug submission, since I'm not sure
about those parts of the changes I made.

Your input is welcomed -- this is my biggest change to a BSD-style
program to date, so don't assume I know what I'm doing :)


Michel Alexandre Salim
Fedora Project

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