Subject: Re: Help?
To: R. Tyler Ballance <>
From: Jeff Rizzo <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/14/2004 18:35:22
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 05:31:00PM -0700, R. Tyler Ballance wrote:
> > > Fixing bugs is an excellent way to learn all about a system, and 
> > > there are projects galore in there.
> > > 
> > 
> > And it also give the NetBSD developers a chance to see your work and,
> > perhaps, offer you a developer account (maybe :)
> > 
> But...whatever happened to goodwill? :-P
> seriously though, I'm in a minor jam at the moment, I've downloaded 2.0_beta
> sources onto my sparcStations, and i'm getting errors while `config GENERIC`
> runs, LOTS. Someone in IRC suggested rebuildng config, that gave me errors, LOTS
> The machines are running the latest and greatest 1.6.2 release (couldn't find
> 2.0_beta ISOs, and I don't have any more CD-Rs, so this is it)
> Right now I'm attempting to build 1.6 sources, any ideas?  (maybe a proper
> upgrade doc?)

Have you read the document BUILDING at the top of the source tree?

When building source for a different version of the OS than you're
running, you need to use the "" script, which is at the top of
the source hierarchy. BUILDING has more info.

Jeff Rizzo