Gentoo Archives: gentoo-osx

From: Brian Harring <ferringb@g.o>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] porting maxos port to posix (ala openpkg)
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 16:28:03
Message-Id: 20050909162749.GA12042@nightcrawler
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] porting maxos port to posix (ala openpkg) by Nick Dimiduk
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