Subject: Re: NetBSD source on case-retentive filesystems
To: Scott Hallock <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
build.sh on a NT box with cygwin).
> Also, is anyone else having problems with anoncvs.netbsd.org? 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 <email@example.com>