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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH libnbd 0/2] Two patches to make libnbd work on FreeBSD.

On Thu, Jul 04, 2019 at 09:45:26AM +0200, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 03, 2019 at 05:17:42PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >Two simple patches which make libnbd compile on FreeBSD.
> >
> >Are we OK to copy common/include/byte-swapping.h from nbdkit?  There
> >is no license issue that I know of.  Should we put it in lib/ or
> >create a common/ directory?  The header file is actually also needed
> >by the tests (follow up patch for that) so putting it in common/ might
> >make more sense.
> >
> >Some notes if you want to compile on FreeBSD:
> >
> >- OCaml is too old to run the generator, so you can't easily build
> >  from git.  Tarball builds should work, or you can copy the
> >  generated files across from a Linux machine.
> >
> Are you sure?  I checked repology.org and it says the FreeBSD Ports have 4.05.0,
> which I managed to make work by a simple patch some time ago.  I'm setting up a
> FreeBSD machine to try it out.

Probably because I'm not running the latest FreeBSD.  I think I was
using 11.2.


> >- Running the tests is difficult because there is no nbdkit package
> >  for FreeBSD.  With a local build of nbdkit you can play with PATH
> >  and PKG_CONFIG_PATH to get the tests to work.
> >
> >Rich.
> >
> >
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