Subject: Re: current kernel-- config issues
To: <>
From: Erik Berls <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 02/23/2007 14:40:36
(Developer, port-cobalt portmaster)

I recommend using also allows building just the
kernel.  You get the benefit of it making sure that the tools are up
to date, as well.


On 2/23/07, <> wrote:
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Andy Ruhl" <>
> > I think this is the kind of thing you see when the kernel source and
> > userland toolchain are not matched or close enough to the same.
> >
> > This is why I prefer to download the entire source tree, then use
> > to first build the toolchain, then the kernel and other
> > stuff. You are practically guaranteed to not have problems with the
> > toolchain itself that way. User errors unfortunately are something
> > else :)
> Well, certain NetBSD docs want you to do it the other way :)
> For example,, in addition to several (non hostsed) walk-throughs.
> I did try to build the whole userland and it blew up, last week.
> I am guessing that the config and other apps I need are in src/tools, so I'll try building just that and see if it goes.
> Although I shouldn't be horribly off, there could certainly be changes preparing for 4.0 I guess (although I'm not tracking that specifically).
> One of the syntax errors is at the maxusers line of the INSTALL file, which seem strange, I thought that has been present quite a while.
> One piece at a time, I guess.
> Brian