[Box Backup] Compile Error on OpenBSD 4.4 AMD64

James O'Gorman boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Sun Oct 26 21:20:43 GMT 2008

Chris Wilson wrote:
> Hi all,
> On Sun, 26 Oct 2008, Mitja Mu¾eniè wrote:
>> I can confirm this behaviour, essentially on OpenBSD Box Backup does not
>> build on anything that is not i386 (fails on alpha, sparc, sparc64, amd64).
>> There is a box-backup port submission to the OpenBSD ports tree that is on
>> indefinite hold because of that....

That's a shame, that's the first I'd heard about that. I had been
thinking about writing OpenBSD and pkgsrc ports.

> OK, I was thinking about setting up an openbsd build box for testing but 
> assumed that if it worked on FreeBSD it would work on OpenBSD. I guess 
> not, so I'll set one up and try to fix this as soon as I can.

Unfortunately not - the BSDs have diverged in quite a few ways so you
can't guarantee that what works on one will work on the others now.

I've got an OpenBSD amd64 virtual machine already, so I'll test it out.
I can give you a shell on it if you need it.


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