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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@g.o>
Subject: Re: porting maxos port to posix (ala openpkg)
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 11:27:49 -0500
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 06:24:46PM -0400, Nick Dimiduk wrote:
> To re-direct you one more time, maybe have a look over at the 
> gentoo-portage-dev list.  That's where portage development happens.  We 
> just use it. :)
> 
> We are in the process of making gentoo's portage work on osx as a 
> secondary package manager (as you put it earlier).  We ideally use / as 
> the root.  Much of what we've push into portage mainline (as bug 
> reports) has to do with using POSIX versions of tools rather than the 
> gnu versions.  This has to do with portage code as well as ebuilds 
> themselves.  the gentoo/bsd group also does this with their work.  Both 
> of our projects are focused on getting portage running on non-linux 
> systems.  There was talk of gentoo/open solaris as well.
> 
> I don't think I fully understand what you're looking for, but I hope you 
> find it :)
openpkg is capable of prefix swiveling, what y'all are after- also is 
what he's after.
~harring
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