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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: FreeBSD port status
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:49:24 GMT
Am 01/15/2013 11:24 PM, schrieb Pedro Giffuni:
> Just a small update;
>
> The main set of patches for building on FreeBSD were committed
> before 3.4 Release. I have been slowly committing the remaining
> FreeBSD patches trying to avoid interfering with other platforms.
> All this work has been done by Maho.
>
> If someone notices breakage after Revision 1433680 (a one line
> removal), let me know so that it can be reverted.
>
> The only remaining issue to have a direct  build from the sources is
> reported in Bugzilla i118574 and doesn't seem easy to solve cleanly.
>
> I have been updating some components to match what we use in
> FreeBSD, but the port is still fragile for two reasons:
> - internal icu.
> - stlport.
>
> The first needs to be updated and the second needs to die. Both issues
> are also key to get a working clang port and would help greatly
> MacOS X.
>
> In any case the status is  ...  the port works and has been shipping for a while!
>
> cheers,
>
> Pedro.

Thats great news. Thanks a lot, Pedro and Maho, for your endless effort 
to support and keeping up-to-date this port on FreeBSD.

Marcus

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