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Re: building a kernel "the old way"

Christian Groessler <> wrote:
>On 05/24/17 17:35, Robert Swindells wrote:
>> Christian Groessler <> wrote:
>>> with "old way" I mean not using
>> [snip]
>> I don't use to build kernels but use a workflow inbetween
>> it and the old way that you describe.
>> I cross build the tools for whatever target architecture I want using
>> Then:
>> % cd src/sys/arch/macppc/conf
>> % /path/to/macppc-tools/bin/nbconfig GENERIC
>> % cd ../compile/GENERIC
>> % /path/to/macppc-tools/bin/nbmake-macppc depend
>> % /path/to/macppc-tools/bin/nbmake-macppc
>> You could probably look in the nbmake-macppc shell script to work out what
>> extra environment variables you need to set in order to get your way to
>> work but I think there is still the chance of a mismatch between the host
>> tools and the -current source tree.
>I'm not cross-compiling here. I'm trying to build a macppc kernel on a 
>macppc host.

I know, you could still build the tools on the macppc host though.

>But now I just want to compile a modified kernel to check something out. 
>But the nice, simple, way I was using
>in older times doesn't work anymore :-(

The answer will be in nbmake-macppc.

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