[LinuxBIOS] LinuxBIOS and FreeBSD

Philip Schulz phs at deadc0.de
Fri Oct 26 08:14:35 CEST 2007

Am 25.10.2007 18:54, Uwe Hermann schrieb:
> Please post all patches to the list, with a Signed-off-by:
> http://linuxbios.org/index.php/Development_Guidelines#Sign-off_Procedure
> Much easier to review that way, and we don't commit any patches which
> are lacking a proper Signed-off-by line.

Thanks for the pointer.

>> Unfortunately, I have no idea how to detect FreeBSD from a Makefile or a 
>> Python script. But maybe someone on this list knows and wants enhance 
>> the patches so they can be included in the LinuxBIOS tree.
> There are some good hints in the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD porting website:
> http://glibc-bsd.alioth.debian.org/porting/PORTING
> Partly Debian/kFreeBSD specific, but most of it should also be true for
> plain FreeBSD.
> Most of your patch is just make -> gmake, so it should be easy to use
> $(MAKE) everywhere and set that to "gmake" on FreeBSD and "make"
> everywhere else.

Ok, thanks for the hints. I'll see what I can come up with.

>> [1] http://linuxbios.org/index.php/Booting_FreeBSD_using_LinuxBIOS
> Nice, thanks for adding that page!
> Can you please attach a license to that wiki page? Either GPL, or
> Creative Commons, or public domain, anything free-ish will do.
> There are wiki templates you can use, e.g. {{GPL}}, {{PD-self}} etc.


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