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Old 24th November 2015
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Originally Posted by notooth View Post
The packages of OpenBSD are open source code. Why can't I just install the latest version of a package of OpenBSD on FreeBSD?
You are welcome to copy the source tree to FreeBSD and attempt to compile and run it there.

You may discover that even though both OSes are POSIX-compliant, that is not enough. This is because the application infrastructures of the two BSDs have differences.

If so, you may have to do some porting of the application get it to run successfully on FreeBSD.
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