Subject: Re: upgrading 1.3.3 -> -current
To: Kevin <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 ftp.netbsd.org 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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