Question regarding libbsd mailing list , source repo and spin requests.

amit kumar gupta amitg at
Tue Dec 10 23:01:38 PST 2013


This is just a friendly reminder that I'm waiting for feedback. Can you 
let me know when you'll be able to look at it for me? Thanks!

Kind Regards,

On Thursday 21 November 2013 04:35 PM, amit kumar gupta wrote:
> Hi,
> We are in the process of adding support for new arch (ppc64le) and as 
> part of that we wanted to send patches for config.guess/sub and 
> configure as appropriate.
> libbsd could not be built on ppc64le because it had an outdated 
> libtool.m4/configure/config.guess. Since your pkg uses libtool and the 
> latest tarball of your pkg didn't build on ppc64le due to outdated 
> libtool present on your system. We wanted to request you to upgrade 
> your libtool to the alpha release of libtool which has all the bits 
> and pieces needed for ppc64le support.
> In that context, I wanted to confirm the below
> 1) Should we send patches to this mailing list or there is some other 
> mailing list ?
> 2)  New libtool alpha release which supports ppc64le arch is 
> available, you may  pick up the alpha release from either of the below :
> (1.6MB)
> (920KB)
> It would be great if you can install this new libtool which supports 
> ppc64le, and spin the pkg and let us know the new tar availability. We 
> can test it on ppc64le architecture for you.
> Please let me know if you are planning to release or spin newer version.
> Currently I used 
> Which does not have ppc64le support.
> Your response is highly appreciated
> Thanks in advance,
> Amit

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