On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, taxman wrote:

> On Friday 14 February 2003 03:30 am, Matthew Emmerton wrote:
> > > I was surprised; there are no SAPDB (www.sapdb.org) in
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/ports/databases.html list!
> > > Has someone tried to install SAPDB on FreeBSD? Is it possible to create
> > new port?
> >
> > I tried about a year or so ago, but gave up.  The SAPDB "build tools" are
> > extremely Linux-centric (they expect a LSB-compliant filesystem layout, and
> > it's next to impossible to trick it, as paths are hardcoded everywhere).
> > Furthermore, the actual SAPDB product is again, Linux-centric and has all
> > the warts that one would expect.

Actually, I just took another look at this and things seems to be a bit
less hairy than they were when I first looked at it.  (For example, it
uses autoconf now.)

Matt Emmerton

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