Subject: Re: Making build of floppy images optional
To: Matthew Mondor <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 10/28/2002 19:57:04
On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, Matthew Mondor wrote:

> I am not sure if any other ports may benefit form this, but let's
> describe the scenario for i386. When a new NetBSD release gets out, I
> generally compile mine from source, for i386, i486, i586 and i686
> optimizations. The build runs fine, until the point where it attempts to
> build the floppies using vnd, because of the size of the binary results
> which varies. The i586 and i686 builds are then failing at that point.

	The correct fix would be to not use COPTS when building binaries
	for the floppies. I believe the i386 bootblocks already do this.

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