unison on fso syncing files

Graeme Gregory graeme at openmoko.org
Tue Nov 25 17:47:32 CET 2008

On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 17:15 +0100, Marc Bantle wrote:
> Graeme Gregory schrieb:
> > On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 16:41 +0100, Marc Bantle wrote:
> >   
> >> May be someone can setup an oe recipe for unison so it's
> >> available as an opkg file. This might be a bit of a challenge
> >> though, because unison is written in ocaml. Also I stumbled
> >> over [2] which suggests, that somebody already tried.
> >>
> >>     
> > You might be lucky and that just means that some minor change in OE
> > broke the ocaml compiler and all it needs is a bit of tweaking. The fact
> > the recipe is in OE probably means it built once upon a time.
> >   
> Good news! I'm afraid, my knowledge of oe is insufficient to fix it, though.
> Note that the version of unison (2.27) that fits into fso so well is 2 
> debian
> generations younger than the broken one. Maybe that and updated dependecies
> already does the trick :-)
Hmm, just took a quick look and ocaml is broken in OE. I applied a
couple of fixes but now it segfaults during its own compile. Curses!!!

Graeme (XorA)

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