The Short List #8: fetchmailrc/gmail/ssl … grrr #FreeBSD

Didn’t realize that a fetchmail implementation I was using was actually *not* using SSL for a month.  I had installed security/ca_root_nss but FreeBSD doesn’t assume that you want to use the certificates in this package.  I don’t understand it, but whatever. So, add this to your fetchmailrc to actually use the certificate authorities in there […]

Using the xdev target with qemu-user-static on #FreeBSD

I’ve been playing with building ports for ARM on an AMD64 machine via a bunch of tools.  The duct tape and bailing wire is a bit thick with this method, but if you keep at it, this should work. 1. build armv6 chroot: make buildworld TARGET=arm TARGET_ARCH=armv6 make installworld TARGET=arm TARGET_ARCH=armv6 DESTDIR=/armv6 make distribution TARGET=arm […]