Subject: Re: crosscompile attempt: solaris/x86 -> netbsd/sparc
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 03/26/2002 22:23:51
On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Todd Vierling wrote:
> Read src/tools/compat/README.  To wit:
> * /bin/sh *MUST* be replaced with a copy of, or symlink to, either
>   /bin/ksh or /usr/xpg4/bin/sh.  This will be fixed in the future to use
>   /usr/xpg4/bin/sh in nbmake by default.  (Solaris's /bin/sh is broken
>   in some fantastic and amazing ways.)
> There's a lot of other very important Solaris info in that file.

OK, thanks a lot!
Would it be hard to make nbmake use some variable ($SHELL) to override
/bin/sh? Or is this more twisted?

 - Hubert

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