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From "Philip M. Gollucci" <pgollu...@p6m7g8.com>
Subject Re: [porting] Quick update on FreeBSD porting
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2010 22:19:14 GMT
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On 06/09/10 19:49, Mark Hindess wrote:
> I've fixed most of the networking issues up to a point.  However,
> FreeBSD is really more like Windows in the way it supports IPv4/IPv6
> addresses/sockets so there isn't much more I can do without
> re-implementing the unix natives to support the same dual socket
> mechanisms used in the windows natives.  I don't really have much
> enthusiasm for the major redesign/refactoring that would be needed to do
> this work properly.  There are some good descriptions of the problems
> that the current implementation has at [0] and [1].
I'm dumb founded, if you going to say FBSD has any strengths, its
network stack is certainitly one of them.  Though I've not messed with
ipv6 much.

> I will probably produce a FreeBSD/x86_64 download for the next milestone
> release so people can kick it a little and raise bugs for things that
> they'd like to see fixed for real world applications.
To add an entry to the FreeBSD ports tree all thats required is a
.tar.gz or whatever variant of the code.  I believe you previously
mentioned it built before.
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