Subject: Re: Crosscompiling
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/29/1999 00:09:33
On Wed, Dec 29, 1999 at 10:05:30AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> This is a sort-of-interesting point for another reason - at the moment
> you need to be root to build a release.  What would be good is an
> mtools-like frontend for FFS so that you don't need to create a vnd to
> build the memory disk filesystem for the install kernel.  Hmm, do we
> support root on an MSDOS/FAT filesystem?  There's nothing to say the the
> install kernels that have a memory disk need to have FFS on them...

Oh yes, they need to. "/dev/".