On Wed, 2002-04-10 at 08:43, Benjamin Reed wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-04-10 at 11:37, Ujwal S. Sathyam wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have looking at porting balsa, a gnome email client to MacOS X. If 
> > someone already has balsa running, please let me know, and I shall 
> > cease and desist :-). I started effort after searching the package 
> > database and mailing lists, and not finding any mention of it.
> > 
> > Balsa requires libesmtp, so I am tackling that right now. I now have 
> > a preliminary build. However, during the process, a few questions 
> > came up. I did read the porting manual, but I may have missed 
> > something, so forgive me if I am asking silly questions.
> > 
> > 1. The libesmtp source requires some header files currently not 
> > available on MacOS X, specifically byteswap.h and sys/poll.h. Right 
> > now, I have my own versions of those files, but is there a clean way 
> > of packaging extra files?
> Not sure about byteswap.h, but my 'libpoll' package in unstable provides
> poll() emulation.  You will just have to change the linking to link
> -lpoll.

Excellent. Thanks. Maybe there should be a sys-headers or misc-headers


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