[Tor-BSD] Ricochet on FreeBSD (was: Tor Messenger)

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sat Jan 2 13:39:55 EST 2016

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.

Testers welcome (note the caveats, though):

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