On Wed, 16 May 2001, Szilveszter Adam wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 06:47:12PM +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > Even running kbdcontrol might break cross-platform builds.  Consider
> > running it on a host platform of Linux.  It might fail attempting to
> > do a keyboard ioctl in its initalization.  However, kbdcontrol -L
> > might work because it doesn't actually do any keyboard control.
> I think that cross-platform means compilation between i386 and alpha (and
> possibly others) not different OS's:-) (Although admittedly you can build

I have higher standards :-).

> Debian CDs on FreeBSD with linux emulation way better than you can build
> say a -STABLE release on a -CURRENT box... )

I just tried a Linux fdisk binary built in 1997 under FreeBSD-current.
It seemed to run perfectly except it couldn't determine the disk geometry


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