Subject: Re: Problems building some common tools
To: Seth Kurtzberg <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-misc
Date: 09/24/2001 18:37:58
"Seth Kurtzberg" <> writes:
> I've encountered some problems building some common GNU tools on NetBSD
> 1.5.2.
> I've encountered errors trying to build gcc

You are going to have serious trouble building gcc, largely because
there are so many hacks in our gcc tree to make it work under
NetBSD. It is doable, but it isn't going to be just a question of
compiling it.

> as well as emacs.

Have you used pkgsrc to build emacs? Works like a charm.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.