Subject: Re: Cross-building on FreeBSD 4.x
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2003 14:28:28
On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 05:17:29PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

 > > 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.

This is what currently prevents builds on OS X from working, too.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>