Compatability with FreeBSD Ports

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Fri Aug 12 11:07:03 PDT 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 12:37:11PM -0500, ejc wrote:
> This sounds like an excellent idea, speaking as someone who is going
> through pkgsrc / ports hell right now.  I was trying to build KDE last
> night from ports and ran into a problem where libkdearts was using
> some internal libtool that didn't know about -pthread.  I suppose
> using pkgsrc would have worked -- hopefully.  Since it takes a good
> day or two to build KDE (or anything else large) on this machine, it
> would also be nice to have packages available.  I found a few sites
> with them, but they all appear to be built against a DEVEL platform
> which doesn't help me much as I'm running 1.2.5.
> I used to be a staunch FreeBSD zealot, but DragonflyBSD has had my
> interest since Matt first announced it.  Now I'm slowly migrating as
> time allows, and waiting patiently to be able to contribute.  Keep up
> the good work!

You can still expect a bunch of problems with KDE, they are still not
all fixed.


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