[Tor-BSD] Ricochet on FreeBSD

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sun Jan 10 11:54:49 EST 2016

Fabian Keil:
> Fabian Keil <freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de> wrote:
>> Fabian Keil <freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de> wrote:
>>> George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>>>> If you haven't heard, there was a recent beta release of Tor Messenger
>>>> (https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-messenger-beta-chat-over-tor-easily/
>>>> There is more movement towards reproducible builds but obviously for
>>>> those trying to port Tor Messenger, source is necessary, and it is
>>>> located on the Tor gitweb at
>>>> https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor-messenger-build.git/tree/.    
>>> Note that unless you have an unlimited amount of time, building on
>>> "unsupported platforms" is not recommended by upstream and source
>>> tar ball are apparently too much to ask for:
>>> https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2015-July/009000.html
>>> Therefore Ricochet seems to be less hassle to port (and might even compile
>>> of of the box if Qt is already working):
>>> https://ricochet.im/  
>> Thus I created a port for ElectroBSD and would expect it
>> to build on FreeBSD as well.
> Oh well, as it turns out Yuri already submitted a FreeBSD port
> last June and it finally made it into the tree:
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=200999

Ah, nice.

I was going to deal with your patch over the weekend at some point.

I'll see if it runs on 9.x later today.  Wasn't seeing it since I hadn't
updated the INDEX in a while.


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