Subject: Re: NetBSD source on case-retentive filesystems
To: Scott Hallock <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2002 22:23:57
On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 12:07:16PM -0700, Scott Hallock wrote:
> current-users looks to me to be the best place to discuss CVS and source 
> issues.  Feel free to smack me if it isn't.
> For a variety of reasons best left undiscussed, I would like to be able
> to check out NetBSD source onto a case-retentive (not case-sensitive)
> filesystem (either HFS+ on Mac OS X or NTFS on Windows 2000), and then
> move the checked-out source onto my NetBSD system at a later time.  
> Are there any file naming idioms in use in the NetBSD source (Makefile and 
> makefile, for instance) that would make doing so difficult?

I don't think so. There was one or two file names that posed problems, but
they were removed or renamed (the goal being to be able to run on a NT box with cygwin).

> Also, is anyone else having problems with  Earlier
> this morning it was refusing SSH connections, and now it's muttering
> about not being able to find the CVS repository.

I guess is has a hardware problem. Maybe try a mirror ?

Manuel Bouyer <>