Subject: Re: build.sh install use
To: None <email@example.com>
From: A. L. Meyers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/30/2005 10:00:11
Matthias Scheler wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, "A. L. Meyers"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Thanks, Matthias. Downgrading to netbsd-2 worked incredibly
>> smoothly. Very impressing.
> Downgrading? Be warned that some applications might stop
> working. If you e.g. build the "coreutils" package on NetBSD
> 2.0D or newer it will not work with NetBSD 2.0_STABLE
> From what version did you downgrade to 2.0_STABLE?
> Kind regards
In fact I experienced some of the apps problems you mention when
downgrading from 2.99 to 2, e.g. rxvt and mc. So I decided to
flee ahead to 3, as had encountered no problems with 2.99,
installed because Manuel was kind enough to include a device
driver extending the tl thunderlan to include my ethernet card.
Meanwhile after upgrading to 3, doing "pkg_chk -u -v" caused a lot
of packages with their dependencies to reinstall.
Still have one aggravating problem, but this one pre-dates the
down- and then upgrade. graphics/imlib and its dependencies, e.g.
window maker, does not install as it claims not to find the jpeg
libraries, although jpeg is installed. Have posted this to the