Broken KRFB Build on non-linux platforms

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Fri Sep 18 19:27:49 BST 2020

On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 6:23 AM Gleb Popov <6yearold at> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:16 PM Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at> wrote:
>> Hi Aleix,
>> Recently you committed some Linux only changes to KRFB. Unfortunately
>> these changes were not guarded accordingly, and have therefore broken the
>> build on all other platforms (FreeBSD in particular).
>> Can you please correct this?
>> As a side note, Pipewire is showing up far too often as a cause of build
>> failures. To those developers doing work with this technology, please take
>> extra care to ensure that you are not breaking the build.
> I made a port of PipeWire for FreeBSD some time ago. Maybe the CI needs to
> be adjusted to pull in multimedia/pipewire package?

The issue in this case is Linux DMA-BUF in concert with Pipewire - the
FreeBSD CI nodes already have Pipewire installed.

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