Subject: Re: upgrading 1.3.3 -> -current
To: Kevin <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/24/1999 16:42:48
On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Kevin wrote:

> I have the current source sup'd as of yesterday, but many attempts at
> building it have failed.  Probably because I'm not building the tools in
> the right order, or some other crap.  Sorry I've been at this for fare to
> many hours.  Is there a sure-fire set of instructions for upgrading from
> 1.3.3 -> current via source compile?  If there is, my many web and dejanews
> searches have not found them.  
	Nope - its find the tools that break and reinstall.
	You _really_ want to go with the snapshot :)

> I have read in other posts that it is easier to get a current snapshot then
> sup and compile the latest current from there.  On there is
> a binary snapshot for current that is dated back in October.  Is there a
> more recent version available on another site?
> Is /usr/src/gnu required for a basic system?  My /usr/src filesystem is
> kinda on the small side,(171megs) and i don't think I'll have the room to
> do a full make build with the gnu sources thrown in there also.  

	Its pretty much all required :/


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