[Box Backup] Announcing 0.11 Release Candidate 1
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 00:17:11 +0000
On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 06:58:48PM -0500, Eric Cronin wrote:
> Aha, cool. The original MacPorts portfile was pretty much a straight port
> of FreeBSD's I believe, so I'll try to keep them synched up. The biggest
> difference between MacPorts and fbsd is that, like open, destrooting is
> mandatory as we don't use port-provided plists...
Ah, cool :-) I'm still not quite sure how many people are using the
FreeBSD port as I don't get much feedback on it. Hopefully that means it
> Looking over the freebsd port reminds me of another question I had: what is
> BDB used for and should I put a knob for it in to the portfile? The wiki
> doesn't list it as a required package and my quick search couldn't turn up
> what it was used for.
BDB is only used by the client, to store state information. It's not
required, but nice to have, so I've turned it on by default.
> I also added a test target to the Portfile just now...
To be honest, I don't even use that, I had copied the idea from the
PostgreSQL port! Thought some people might like to use it, though.