Subject: Re: Kernel compilation fails
To: None <>
From: William Allen Simpson <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/2003 12:53:56
Alan Barrett wrote:
> I like to minimise the time that I run a new kernel with old userland,

I certainly agree.

> because some applications (such as ipfilter and kmem grovellers)
> don't work properly in that situation.  So I recommend building the
> entire system (using " release") before installing the new
> kernel.  Then you can quickly install the new system from the tarballs,
> minimising the time that kernel and userland are mismatched.
Good, that should be documented.

> Right.  The complaint that started this thread was from somebody who was
> trying to use a non-TOOLS compiler to build the kernel.
Because that's what the current documentation says!
William Allen Simpson
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