Subject: Re: Makefile for bin/dd
To: None <>
From: Ian Zagorskih <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/2004 17:14:04
On Wednesday 14 July 2004 17:07, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> > Just without looks like adding "SMALLPROG=" in /etc/mk.conf
> > dosn't make any effect.
> SMALLPROG is usually set when things are compiled for install media
> (src/distrib/*) and it works there. I'm not sure it's intended to be set
> in /etc/mk.conf.

Maybe i'm doing it wrong but sometimes i need to build very tiny NetBSD 
distribution, say for embedded systems. And i was very glad to find SMALLPROG 
option which helps me to do it with mininal efforts and without tree/code 
modifications. If this option already exists and in most of cases doing its 
job right why not to follow it ? :)

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