Subject: Re: cross compiling for another NetBSD release
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Marton Fabo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/23/2004 15:20:53
Greg Troxel wrote:
> Install pkg_comp and read the man page (very well!).
> You will need to create a chroot with sets from the older version.
> This requires editing the pkg_comp config file (after making a
> template) to point to 1.6.2 sets, and probably changing the set names;
> I found that pkg_comp was set up for 2.0/current and I think X the set
> of sets was slightly different.
> In the chroot (do 'pkg_comp chroot' to get there), it seems you should
> install pkgtools/libkver.  Then you can build packages.  Because you
> are in the chroot, the 1.6.2 compiler (installed from sets) will be
> used.

Great, thanks! I will try that soon.