Subject: Re: errors: on FreeBSD
To: None <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/24/2004 22:10:50
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On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 07:07:00PM -0800, David C. Myers wrote:
> Ah, yes.  Perhaps I should be more clear...

You're missing a supposition: there are insubstantial changes to
netbsd-1-6 to make it cross-compileable at a whim (without a
carefully crafted toolchain that's not part of the tree). That's a
false supposition.

> Supposition: cross-platform builds are important to people.


> Supposition: non-working cross-platform builds are critical bugs.

False, in my view. But I have vaguely six archs within fifteen
steps, so I'm jaded. :^>

> Perhaps Optimistic Conclusion: the bug that Valeriy identified as
>    fixed only in -current will get fixed before 1.6.2

It *is* fixed. It needs to be pulled up. That might be simple, and
it might verge on the impossible.

> If That's The Case (based on the web page I cited): these fixes
>    will show up in the tag "netbsd-1-6".
> Better?

Better, but still not likely.

gabriel rosenkoetter

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