Subject: Re: AOLServer on NetBSD
To: Marty Cawthon <>
From: Kevin P. Neal <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/28/2001 23:38:22
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 03:11:09AM +0000, Marty Cawthon wrote:
> 3)  I downloaded the source from and attempted to 
>     compile it on NetBSD.  I encountered some errors.

What errors?
>     In examining one of the files used by the 'make' process, I
>     saw where different compile options were set depending upon
>     the platform (FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, etc).  My understanding
>     is that OpenBSD is derived from NetBSD, so I used the OpenBSD
>     settings for when "NetBSD" was recognized.  There were errors,
>     most notably that "GCC did not like a 'pthreads' option".
> QUESTION:  Is there a technical limitation
>            which prevents AOLServer
>            from compiling and running on NetBSD?

Why not post the last 15-20 lines or so printed out during the make?
Then people on the list will have a better idea what the actual problem
Kevin P. Neal                      

"It sounded pretty good, but it's hard to tell how it will work out
in practice." -- Dennis Ritchie, ~1977, "Summary of a DEC 32-bit machine"