[fpc-pascal] compiling on FreeBSD6 or 7 for target FreeBSD4 possible?
M.Santhoff at t-online.de
Fri Aug 22 05:04:47 CEST 2008
Am Donnerstag, den 21.08.2008, 13:05 +0400 schrieb Boris Samorodov:
> On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 00:39:55 +0200 Marc Santhoff wrote:
> > for some reason I have to have a compiler creating binaries for FreeBSD
> > 4 at hand.
> > Since all computers around here are on the way to FreeBSD 6 or 7 I have
> > to decide between having a seperate disk or partition or virtual machine
> > for FreeBSD 4 and setting up a build environment running on v6 and
> > creating binaries for v4.
> > Is the latter generally possible?
> We use a FreeBSD-current host with ports-mgmt/tinderbox to create
> packages for 5.x, 6.x, 7.x and 8.x. While CURRENT was 7.x we used
> to package for 4.x as well. You may create a local port of your
> software and package it for all versions at one host.
Sounds like it's a good idea - making a port of it is on my list a long
At least I will not try to do some cross-os-version-compiling, I'd
rather use a bootable thumbdrive containing a complete freebsd 4 ...
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