[Libguestfs] [PATCH nbdkit 00/10] FreeBSD support.

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Aug 12 08:51:15 UTC 2018

With these patches, a majority of tests pass.  The notable
things which are still broken:

 - Because FreeBSD links /home -> /usr/home, $(pwd) gives a different
   result from realpath(2).  Therefore some tests which implicitly
   rely on (eg) a plugin which calls nbdkit_realpath internally and
   then checking that path against $(pwd) fail.

 - Shebangs (#!) don't seem to work the same way under FreeBSD as
   they do under the Linux kernel.  In any case ‘#!/usr/sbin/nbdkit perl’
   runs the script under the shell.  I didn't investigate why so far.

 - You have to use GNU make (gmake).  BSD make gets very confused by
   automake Makefiles.  I don't know if it's something we're doing
   wrong or if it's just not supposed to work.


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