Subject: Re: 11/17/99 make build error
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/18/1999 09:28:03
Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> strfile is a "tool" intended to run on the build host; use of
> ${DESTDIR} is not appropriate for it.
> strfile should be rewritten in portable ANSI C so it can be used in
> cross-builds on non-NetBSD systems.

This (and initdeck from monop) have been on my "list of things to do".
As well as the endianness issue, there's also an assumption that "off_t"
is 64 bits.  I think what is needed is an "write_le_off_t()" function or
some-such...  I'll look at it again today.