Subject: Re: Using objdump from x86 to disassemble MIPS binaries
To: Gilbert Fernandes <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/18/2005 17:36:40
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 06:27:33PM +0100, Gilbert Fernandes wrote:

> Something strange though : I have rm -rf /usr/src
> to clean up things and used tar to reinstall the NetBSD 2.1
> sources. The I get is not executable at all.
> I have tried tar zxf for those .tgz packages, and I also
> tried tar zxpf but I always get a non-executable
> Am I doing something wrong ?
> I usually do :
> tar zxpf blabla.tgz -C /
> for each source tarball I got (src, syssrc and so on).

Not sure, but you want to pass -O xxx and -D xxx to to ensure
the build doesn't poo all over the source tree.


David Laight: