[Xapian-devel] submitting a xapian entry to the FreeBSD ports collection

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Fri Nov 11 23:47:27 GMT 2005

On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 06:45:20PM +0100, Jean-Francois Dockes wrote:
>  - I shall set up the FreeBSD port so that it disables the standard install in
>    the examples directory (by trivially patching Makefile.in after
>    extracting the source), then install copydatabase, delve and quest with
>    a xapian- prefix

In the longer term I'd greatly prefer to not have differences between
the "vanilla" version and the various packaged versions, unless there's
a really good reason.  It just makes it harder to write documentation,
scripts, etc.  But in the short term, I've certainly no problem with

> Xapian builds and works perfectly under FreeBSD as far as I know

Yes, I do regular automated builds with testsuite runs on various
releases of FreeBSD (x86 and alpha).


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