Subject: Re: Sparc64, Ultra 5, and SIGILL
To: Andrew <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 08/29/2001 15:47:24
Its probably easier to install the latest snapshot and rebuild
from there. NetBSD is just in the process of switching to a new
toolchain build method that should allow any architecture to
be built from any system with an ANSI C compiler, which will neatly
solve any 'must update program x before you can rebuild -current'
problem, but right now its less hassle to get to -current via
David/absolute -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --
On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Andrew wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, David Brownlee wrote:
> > That should work fine, though I'd recommend you take a look at
> > the latest sparc64 snapshot (pub/NetBSD/arch/sparc64/snapshot/...)
> > 1.5.x was pretty much an 'experimental' release for sparc64, and
> > things have progressed a lot since then. I'm running a very happy
> > ultra1 under -current which was not really usable under 1.5.x.
> I'm halfway through doing a by hand install of 1.5.1 so I'll probably
> continue. Once its up I can just cvsup and build world?