Subject: Re: more changes to config
To: Mats Lidell <>
From: Reinoud Zandijk <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/27/2001 09:55:28
On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 04:12:03PM +0200, Mats Lidell wrote:
> Ignatios> config -b $pathtotheirkernelbuilddirectory -s $pathtosys $CONFIGFILE
> I'm not sure it works all the way.
> The problem I'm facing is that we have non-standard system facilities.
> These are listed in a file that in its turn is included from the
> files.<arch> file. As I get it from my RTFM both of these files must
> be located within the $pathtosys structure. I can't find any other way
> to do it supported by config.
> I would like the developers to be able to work on the non-standard
> parts locally in their workareas while still beeing able to share a
> netbsd distribution. This means beeing able to create and modify
> non-standard facilities, build a new kernel with them and still share
> the netbsd distribution.

Euhm .... silly answer maybe ... but keeping a local CVS tree? and updating 
it regulary with updates from NetBSD itself? thats how I do it :)