Subject: Installing 1.2
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Robin Birch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/07/1996 12:28:16
An update to those who I have been corresponding with.
I now have a downloaded copy of netbsd-current that contains all of the
vax tree. The fault appears to have been in the dodgy internet connection
method that we use at work. This was thanks to a friend in a company
who provide us support. I have built a 1.2beta kernel which loads and I
am now running.
I am now attempting to build the source tree to bring my 1.1A system upto
1.2beta. On other BSD systems, 2.11 in fact, there was a procedure
to this where the libraries and compliers were built first using the old system
and then the whole thing was rebuilt using the intermediate compliers and
libraries. This was built into a high level makefile that lived in
/usr/src. There doesn't appear to be an equivalent in NetBSD.
Is this a reasonable process to go through?.
If not can someone give me hint as to the correct one for NetBSD, 1.2
Thanks again to all the people who have pointed be in the right direction and
if marc can add my current status to his testers/developers I would be
grateful. I wil be in a position to be transfered to the developers collumn
in a week or so once I have got this system going.
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