[Spread-users] FreeBSD net/spread port updated

Jonathan Stanton jonathan at cnds.jhu.edu
Mon Mar 4 08:45:16 EST 2002

Great! Thanks for doing this. 

If the patch for allowing a configurable PREFIX is available I'd be happy to
include it. Were code changes required to make the user/group stuff work for


On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 07:01:31PM +1100, Joshua Goodall wrote:
> I have submitted an update of the FreeBSD port to version 3.16.1,
> which has been accepted and committed, so should be included in
> 4.6-RELEASE sometime this year and is available from CVS already.
> In addition, several things have changed:
> a) can now be built into a binary package that DTRT w.r.t.
>    user/group creation and /var/run/spread
> b) respects PREFIX (i.e. /usr/local/etc/...) - note that this
>    changes the default location of spread.conf and spread.access_ip
> c) Flexibility in JDK_VERSION
> d) Clearer display of license to remind installers of the unusual
>    extra clauses
> e) Claim maintainership for myself, since no-one else was!
> This port installs Spread.pm and will also build and install the
> java classes if WITH_JAVA_LIB is set.
> I'll be tracking each release from now on.
> Regards,
> Joshua.
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Jonathan R. Stanton         jonathan at cs.jhu.edu
Dept. of Computer Science   
Johns Hopkins University    

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