Subject: Re: Makefile for bin/dd
To: None <>
From: Ian Zagorskih <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/2004 22:10:14
On Wednesday 14 July 2004 20:43, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> > 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 ? :)
> It's apparently meant to be set in the environment. You could try
>    export SMALLPROG=1
> or even
> before running "make".

Thank you, Frederick, now i understand how it was supposed to be used :) 
Anyway, is there are some objections against putting SMALLPROG into mk.conf ?

Just to build custom NetBSD distributions i usually use single shell script 
and put all compilation/target dependant options into custom mk.conf per 

// wbr