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Re: port-macppc/51686: bootloader & kernel filenames contain a ;1 suffix

The following reply was made to PR port-macppc/51686; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Soren Jacobsen <>
Subject: Re: port-macppc/51686: bootloader & kernel filenames contain a ;1
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:57:27 -0800

 On 12/03 20:45, wrote:
 > the filenames contain a ;1 suffix which causes fallout when following
 > documentation as traditionally, the loader has been called ofwboot.xcf
 > (upper or lower case) and not ofwboot.xcf;1 causing lots of wasted
 > time wondering why boot cd:,OFWBOOT.XCF is not working.
 Do release ISOs (such as NetBSD-7.0.2-macppc.iso) work as expected?
 macppc ISOs from non-release snapshots are not expected to be bootable,
 because makefs isn't up to the task of creating a bootable image.  We
 work around this for releases by manually generating macppc images.  It
 sucks and could be automated on the build cluster, but it's a really low
 priority issue for me, so I haven't done so.  Besides, that would still
 leave macppc ISOs broken for people building locally.
 IIRC, what's missing in makefs is the ability to create hybrid
 HFS/ISO9660 images.  tsutsui@ knows more.

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