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Re: "ports on openBSD"
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: "ports on openBSD"
- From: Nikolay Sturm <Nikolay_(_dot_)_Sturm_(_at_)_desy_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:16:22 +0200
- Organization: Fnord!
* N_Walden_(_at_)_gmx_(_dot_)_net <N_Walden_(_at_)_gmx_(_dot_)_net> [2001-08-16]:
Please set you MUA to 72 chars per line. Thanks.
> good crypto and security related features.I'm also very intertested in
> porting some tools for openBSD,if you could provide me good material
> and documents howto port correctly i would appreciate it.Question is
Look at the webpage. Ports related pages are
> it possible to take ports from freeBSD and install it under openBSD,
Probably not, as the underlying Makefiles are not identical.
> are these ports compatible or how can i port them ?
You can take another BSD's port as a basis for your own OpenBSD port.
This might be a good starting point for complex ports, to see how other
people solved problems. For simple ports I'd suggest the checklist
above as other BSD's ports not necessarily meet OpenBSD's criteria on The
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