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Re: will netbsd be sticking with gcc?

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:16:18PM +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> may i know which parts of netbsd don't build with pcc? and why?

Groff, atf (or parts of it), and libunwind probably - as they contain C++

> also, i'm still quite raw at netbsd, but, is it possible to eliminate
> portions of the netbsd kernel and build a fresh, highly focused and optimised
> system for amd64 architectures? and yet be able to tap into pkgsrc?

Yes, sure - look at your dmesg and remove everything from the config file
that is not needed. A trimmed down kernel does not affect userland or
pkgsrc usually (besides the obvious things: if you remove NFS, you won't
be able to use it, same goes for INET6 or some of the pseudo-devices like


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