Subject: Re: RFC: Chapter 9. Compiling the kernel
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Daniel de Kok <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 08/03/2004 16:57:39
On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 08:39:17AM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 18:52:54 +0000, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> >> hmm, well, to build with we need practicaly to have all /usr/src;
> >> many of users fetch only usr/src/sys - without other src for the first time.
> > 
> > That's true.  So both ways must be explained, suggesting the use of
> > (because you use a sane toolchain, and it allows crosscompilation).
> Of course, all those errors can be corrected. But until this is done, the
> guide should not be published IMHO, as it only scares new users. Or it
> should be given as a preview, with big warning that it is under construction
> and possibly inaccurate.

Sending a patch for that particular chapter would be much more useful than
doing that.

Daniel de Kok <>