Subject: Re: Cross-building on FreeBSD 4.x
To: Valeriy E. Ushakov <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2003 17:17:29
"Valeriy E. Ushakov" <> writes:
> . build - works but when postinstall checks are run PR 20061
>   manifests, though it's harmless.  it's arguable that when building
>   into DESTDIR != / postinstall checks should not be run anyway.

I'd agree that should be yanked.

> Also note, that FreeBSD 4.x has a 64K limit to command line +
> environment, so building with a long path to the root of the NetBSD
> source tree will fail somewhere in toolchain (www, GNU toolchain
> makefiles).  E.g. /export/netbsd/cvs/src will cause overflow, while
> /nb/src will work.

Ew! Perhaps that should be put into BUILDING though just as a warning.