Subject: Re: Cobalt Port not really viable???
To: Robert Thille <>
From: None <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 12/20/2001 00:37:55
On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Robert Thille wrote:
> /bin/sh still dumps core in 1.5.2, and you can't compile /usr/src, or pkgsrc
> with it without a ton of core dumps.  Swapping in ksh or bash just gives
> other failures (-q cmdline option not supported).
> Is the only way to build software for NetBSD on cobalt via a cross compile
> from a supported platform?

FWIW, using ksh for /bin/sh worked for me on the Cobalt.

There is currently no support for cross compiling in pkgsrc, and this is
not likely to change. Unfortunately.

It would be nice if someone could look into these crashes...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>