On 7 March 2014 13:50, Rui Paulo <rpa...@felyko.com> wrote: > On 7 Mar 2014, at 10:38, David Chisnall <thera...@freebsd.org> wrote: > >> On 7 Mar 2014, at 16:41, Rui Paulo <rpa...@freebsd.org> wrote: >> >>> On 6 Mar 2014, at 23:30, David Xu <davi...@freebsd.org> wrote: >>>> it seems filename ended with a dot is illegal on Windows, if someone >>>> wants to check out freebsd source code on Windows, it will be a problem. >>> >>> Is this something we want to support? >> >> Yes, definitely. Building FreeBSD on other platforms is one of the requests >> we get very often from embedded systems vendors. Cheap virtualisation has >> made it less urgent (they can just stick a FreeBSD VirtualBox VM on their >> workstations), but it's definitely something we'd like eventually. To my >> knowledge, no one is working on it, but we should aim to make life easy for >> whoever does... > > I guess I should clarify: I wasn’t talking about cross building in general, > but specifically on Windows. It’s far easier to setup a case-sensitive file > system on OS X and cross build FreeBSD from there than it is on Windows.
Over 50% of the people that come to FreeBSD.org run windows. If it is possible to support building on windows, we should try. -- Eitan Adler _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"