PATCH: README and FreeBSD (RESEND)
gerald at pfeifer.com
Fri Nov 12 11:48:28 CST 2004
On Sun, 31 Oct 2004, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> An obvious one. ;-)
Ping. I'd really love to see that in the next snapshot.
Update FreeBSD info.
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/README,v
retrieving revision 1.46
diff -u -3 -p -r1.46 README
--- README 6 May 2004 23:51:44 -0000 1.46
+++ README 12 Nov 2004 17:37:24 -0000
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ found at http://www.winehq.org.
To compile and run Wine, you must have one of the following:
Linux version 2.0.36 or above
- FreeBSD 4.x or FreeBSD 5-CURRENT or later
+ FreeBSD 5.3 or later
Solaris x86 2.5 or later
@@ -44,9 +44,13 @@ Linux info:
it's best to have a current kernel such as 2.4.x.
- Make sure you have the USER_LDT, SYSVSHM, SYSVSEM, and SYSVMSG
- options turned on in your kernel. More information is in the ports
- tree: ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/ports/emulators/wine/
+ Wine should build on FreeBSD 4.x and FreeBSD 5.x before 5.3, but will
+ generally not work on these systems due to issues with threading and
+ mmap(). In fact, even on FreeBSD 5.3 you will need the kernel patch
+ posted at <http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=73092>.
+ More information can be found in the FreeBSD ports tree at
You will most likely need to build Wine with the GNU toolchain
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