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Re: (ITS#7054) Please drop support to FreeBSD 1.x

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Hi, Kurt,

On 09/28/11 18:26, Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
> Given the project doesn't specifically attempt to support FreeBSD
> 1.x, your request as summarized in the subject line is a bit odd.
> I suggest this be considered more of a request to enable future
> support of the FreeBSD 10.x.
> Do the current release of libtool and autotools includes the
> enabling features needed?
> If so, then this can simply be treated as a request to update these
> tools (which are generally incorporated without any functional
> change).
> If not, well, then we should just wait for thsoe enabling changes
> to be released by the upstream tool provider first?

I think we will have to wait for upstream release then, the changes
are already in their source tree.

I'll patch OpenLDAP in the FreeBSD ports to make it work at this moment.

> Regards, Kurt
> On Sep 28, 2011, at 2:38 PM, delphij@FreeBSD.org wrote:
>> Full_Name: Xin Li Version: git trunk OS: FreeBSD/amd64 10.1 URL:
>> http://pastebin.com/G8gpJs0r Submission from: (NULL)
>> (
>> Code duplicated from GNU libtool and autotools uses 'freebsd1*'
>> rather than 'freebsd1.*' to test if the system is FreeBSD 1.x.
>> This logic would match FreeBSD 10.0, causing problem when
>> building shared libraries.
>> I'd like to propose that FreeBSD 1.x support be dropped since
>> it's obsolete in 1994 (17 years ago).
>> The patch is just for reference, it also drops FreeBSD 2.x and
>> FreeBSD 3.x support but it's not complete.
>> A libtool patched with git revision
>> e94c6d6e0359d92f08f491f57e0ef3371e978952 would also be required
>> to build OpenLDAP properly.

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