Subject: Re: How to get compat16 working on -current (3.99.3)
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/2005 00:53:55
On Thu, 5 May 2005 12:42:56 -0700
Marc Tooley <> wrote:

> I have installed compat16 from pkgsrc, and it includes a 
> which it turns out I need for a binary which was compiled
> (apparently) under a sort-of hybrid NetBSD-1.6 userland but 3.99.x
> kernel.
> The resulting binary depends on but doesn't seem to be 
> picking it up from the emulation tree, regardless of whether I
> symlink netbsd16 or netbsd32 into the /emul directory.
> Do I really have to copy into my normal tree to get it 
> working? :) Or do I have to go bug the builder to use a 1.6 kernel?
> (Or is there something else I'm missing?

You can get the sets from 1.6 and use pkg_comp (don't forget to
add "options COMPAT_16" into the kernel config file).