Subject: Re: netbsd on OSX
To: Jochen Kunz <email@example.com>
From: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/09/2003 14:10:37
On Thursday, October 9, 2003, at 01:02 PM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On 2003.10.09 20:42 Matt Thomas wrote:
> [Moved from port-powerpc@NetBSD.org over here]
>>> Someone using Mac OSX for netbsd cross-development?
>> Some do.
>>> Or what is the best platform for cross-developing
>>> to a 8260 ppc platform...
>> NetBSD of course. The faster the better. :)
> Speaking of "foreign" build environments: Shouldn't NetBSD be buildable
> on any (POSIX) *IX?
> I tried to build on an Octane/IRIX and on an Alpha/Tru64 and had not
> much success. The trouble starts with nbmake that wants asprintf(3)
> is not available on IRIX and Tru64.
I'd bug report that. So libcompat can add it.
> Even worse: IRIX has no BSD
> vfork(2). From IRIX fork(2)
> It should also be noted that this vfork
> is NOT and DOES NOT have the same semantics as the original BSD
Ditto. We should be able to use fork if vfork is not available.
> And I needed to use /usr/local/bin/ksh (== pdksh) to execute
On Tru64, you need to use the posix shell. I'm sure the same is true
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