Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
To: Neil Hoggarth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 09/17/1998 22:21:33
On Tue, 15 Sep 1998, Neil Hoggarth wrote:
> This is all great stuff - I'll most likely be doing some of this sort
> of thing for the first time shortly (once the userland sources settle
> down a bit, and integration of CATS support into the public arm32 tree
> is a bit further along).
> However, to go back to the question which kicked off the thread - is
> any of this useful information collected somewhere? It sounds to me
> like we could really do with something akin to the FreeBSD "making the
> world" guide? I'm tempted to offer to start collecting notes together
> myself, but given that I've never actually built current from source
> myself yet this might be somewhat premature and presumptuous of me!
Well we're trying to improve the Documentation on www.netbsd.org,
and have a 'Tracking NetBSD-current with CVS' page at
We have someone looking at a 'Updating from a release to current
page', but if you would like to come up with some notes for
'now I have NetBSD running, what do I do to just recompile
everything', that would be good - particularly as you shouldn't
have any (NetBSD :) preconceptions
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