Subject: Re: Earliest VAX port?
To: NetBSD Bob <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/03/2001 18:14:39
> > NetBSD Bob writes:
> > > Ragge, do you or anyone else in the crewe have a backup of the 1.0A
> > > sources or binaries anywhere?  I got enough to get a machine up with
> > > it for some testing, but I could not get the C compiler and other things
> > > to work right to compile a MVII only kernel.  If you or anyone still
> > > has the 1.0A stuff floating about, I would like to get a copy, for
> > > some comparison testing, with a stripped MVII kernel.  The earliest
> > > thing I can find after that is the 1.2 suite.
> > 
> > Could the i386 cross-compiler code be used to build 1.0A or 1.1?
> I have a mostly working binary set, but the C compilers and one or
> two other things are not there.  What I need the sources for was
> to try to rebuild a stock 1.0A machine with all the required bits.
> Ragge suggested supping the source tree, but I don't have a machine
> on the net handy enough to do that, so was looking for a tarball
> set.  I am wondering if I could back-compile it from a working 1.2 VAX?
I used pcc from 4.3 when I started the development, and later switched
over to another version of gcc than was in the source tree. The compiler
was distributed separately, hence no compiler in the tarballs.