[Bitcoin-development] Tentitive port for FreeBSD

Luke-Jr luke at dashjr.org
Sat May 25 04:03:43 UTC 2013

On Saturday, May 25, 2013 3:36:46 AM Robert Backhaus wrote:
> Here is the link to the FreeBSD build system 'port' that I am planning to
> get committed when 0.8.2 is released. Any comments appreciated.
> The Makefile mostly just applies the users request for GIU/QR/UPNP. The
> major change is using the external port for leveldb. The files directory
> contains 5 patches - 2 that add boost-crypto to LIBS because we still need
> that until boost is updated, one that patches the build to use that
> external leveldb, and 2 minor fixes that are needed to build. I have got
> branches ready for pullreqs on those minor fixes - I'll double check them
> and make pullreqs this evening.
> Again, any comments very welcome.

Would be nice if you could help test (and use?) the pull request for system 
LevelDB support: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/2241
Note that you should be careful to tie your port to the specific LevelDB 
version bundled, to avoid any risk of unexpected hardforking bugs or fixes in 
upstream LevelDB.

For the other patches, please try to find a portable solution (if they aren't 
already) and open pull requests on github.



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