Subject: Re: sys.19940513
To: None <,>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 05/14/1994 00:15:10 (Michael L. Hitch) wrote:
> On May 13, 11:27pm, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> > Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
> > > Last night I compiled the kernel from 13th may, and except for two
> > > little things, it compiled flawlessly:
> > > 
> > > 1.) There was an ')' missing quite at the end of .../sys/syslog.h
> > 
> > I was compiling the 10 may sources, and fixed this too. Then I went on
> > with the 11 may sources, and the weirdest thing happened: make depend
> > caused my kernel to freeze!
>   That sounds very much like the problem the original bash distributed on
> the root file systems had with the 68040.  I'm assuming that you have gotten
> the recompiled version that I uploaded to

I have - otherwise I wouldn't get through netstart.

>   However, I did run into a problem with the recompiled version when I
> was trying to build lib/libc.  The command substitution (which is what caused
> the original version of bash to hang on the 68040) ran into problems when
> passed a very long command.  I found that bash had a fixed size string buffer
>   If you are using bash as the shell and want to try out the fixed one
> I'm using, I have put it on in /tmp/NetBSD-bash.gz.

I'll try it, and see what happens... thanks...

> Michael
___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert                       
\X/ An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.