[Tor-BSD] Porting Tor Browser to the BSDs
george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Feb 18 11:18:49 EST 2015
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>> On 18 Feb 2015, at 15:27 , Brian Callahan <bcallah at devio.us>
>> On 02/17/15 15:45, teor wrote:
>>>> On 18 Feb 2015, at 06:55 , George Rosamond
>>>> <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>>>> Carlo Strub:
>>>>> 17/02/2015 17:32 - Libertas wrote:
>>>>>> Has anyone looked into this? I talked to the maintainer
>>>>>> of the OpenBSD Firefox port, but he wasn't very
>>>>>> interested and pointed out the difficulty caused by the
>>>>>> deterministic build system.
>>>> One of the central criteria for success is the full
>>>> fingerprint, and whether it is identical to the official
>>> Hang on, since there's no official TBB for BSD, there is no
>>> official full fingerprint to be identical to.
>> That can be easily remedied.
>>> But if it is built using the deterministic build process (which
>>> uses cross-compilers in an Ubuntu Linux VM on a Debian host),
>>> it should be identical on all platforms.
>> This is not desirable.
> Apologies, I meant: "identical in all builds".
Right, my only point about fingerprinting was that iif this project is
a fork or contains any substantial changes, the fingerprint needs to
be identical to the other TBB builds.
- From what I understand, making BSD builds based on a few tweaks of the
Linux version will be difficult, not to mention undesirable.
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