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Re: New to NetBSD - Compiling KERNEL and Packages Question.
I found in the documentation. the required informations regarding where to
tweak packages configuration and where to tune my kernel for a specific CPU.
Sorry for the noise.
2010/5/30 Net Warrior <netwarrior863%gmail.com@localhost>
> Hi There guys.
> I'm new to NetBSD OS, I've bees using FreeBSD for many years, and cuaz
> FreeBSD doesn't support Xen as Dom0 and do not want to use Linux, I'll give
> it a try.
> Found some stuff very similar which make feel confortable with the OS, just
> read the Docs on-line for a while and things seems to be going along its
> Now, I'm in the phase of tunning/installing/playing with kernel
> configuration and so on, and I have a doubt about packages, do not know if
> this belongs to here of to the pkgsrc-user list, but do not wanna
> crorss-post., so here I go.
> Comparing to FreeBSD, when installing ports I can do *make config" and a
> nice ncurses menu appears from where I can choose which compile options I
> want to tune, for example, mplayer, which has
> lots of options, I did not find something similar here, but taking a look
> at the Makefile I found the CONFIGURE_ARGS directive which it seems it has
> *default* options/arguments pased to the .configure script.
> So, does it mean that for *EVERY* packages that I want to tweak, I have to
> modify direclty the Makefile or is there a global options file for every
> package ?
> Question 2
> Is there a way to tune my KERNEL/packages build regarding the CPU? do not
> know how the build.sh script process the complile process, but I'd like to
> take adventage when compiling things of the CPU, do not want to use a
> generic i586 or something like that if I can explicity tell the compliler,
> dude, I've got THIS CPU, to take adventage of it and do not use generic, if
> I have a penitum, take adeventage of Pentium CPU, if I hve athlon, use
> athlon, I can do that under FreeBSD there is a file calle /etc/make.conf
> where I can set up global parameters which are taken when compiling the
> kernel o packages.
> Thanks for your time and support
> Best Regards
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