Subject: Re: etc/Makefile: snapshots in release(7) format
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/08/1999 14:10:20
On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> About a year ago, someone changed sys/arch/conf/pmax/Makefile.pmax,
> changing the default kernel `netbsd' from being in a format which the
> pmax bootblocks could boot, to being in the one format our pmaxes
> *cannot* boot.   The bootable ones are now called `netbsd.aout'
> and `netbsd.ecoff', and the standard rules dont find them.
> Hence the confusion.

Could we, for now, change Makefile.pmax so that ALL the kernels get a
.whatever extention? So there'd be a netbsd.elf, netbsd.ecoff, and a
netbsd.aout? At least that'd say "Something weird's afoot."

Take care,