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Re: Installing -current
Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
On Tue, 2008-02-19 10:27:10 +0100, Johnny Billquist <bqt%softjar.se@localhost>
Jan-Benedict Glaw skrev:
No, -current have shared libs and PIC fixed compiler, but it is also a
broken compiler, along with a broken system.
I'm failing to compile some of the more interesting packages with
NetBSD-4.0 . It seems -current should come along with the PIC-fixed
compiler and shared libs enabled. How do I install that on a naked
SIMH VAX? I tried to find some binaries, but it seems all the snapshot
and daily directories don't contain any VAX packages?
Do you know what's actually broken?
Short answer: the kernel. Possibly other things, too. Matt Thomas
seems to be actively checking in fixes, though.
So there are no builds of -current for VAX, and haven't been for over six
To draw the line: There's no way installing a "current" VAX?
Correct. I think the closest you'll get is to have cvs give you
-current sources from a while back and build a release from those. I am
running 4.99.19 and it seems to be OK; I built it on May 5 2007 from
sources that were probably less than a week old at that point.
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