Subject: Re: pkg/9124: rar package does not build on i386
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/2000 13:13:07
On Sun, Jan 09, 2000 at 06:54:32AM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> extracting without compat_12, so maybe a test is called for. You can
> use "nm" to test for symbols in the kernel, as follows. It doesn't
> work right if the kernel you booted from isn't named "netbsd", but
> then a lot of other things don't work, either. Ideally, you would test

Is this available on all archs?

% sysctl machdep.booted_kernel 
machdep.booted_kernel = netbsd

If so, that possible misfunction can be avoided.

David Maxwell,| -->
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