[Pkg-parrot-devel] Bug#531381: parrot: FTBFS on GNU/kFreeBSD (hint file needed)

Allison Randal allison at parrot.org
Mon Jun 1 08:20:21 UTC 2009

Thanks for the report Petr. Simply copying the hints file from linux  to 
another name isn't going to help. The configuration hints files provide 
needed information for Parrot to know how to compile on a particular 
platform, so either kFreeBSD is exactly the same as linux (and should 
use the same hints file not a copy of it under a different name), or 
kFreeBSD has different configuration parameters (in which case, it 
should have its own hints file, but again, not a copy of the linux one). 
It's possible that kFreeBSD will be closer to FreeBSD, which already has 
its own hints file.

It would help if you could provide more details on the failure to build. 
The best is if you can provide a full dump of the build process output.

It might make more sense to continue this on parrot-dev at lists.parrot.org 
or in a ticket on https://trac.parrot.org, since it's not really a 
Debian bug.


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