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RE: Is there _any_ way to get help on rebuilding binaries?!
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: RE: Is there _any_ way to get help on rebuilding binaries?!
- From: Mihnea Mironescu <MihneaM_(_at_)_papastratos_(_dot_)_ro>
- Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 09:59:10 +0200
One reason would be getting the sources for the gcc compiler v.2.95.3
prerelese. I didn't get them when using the OPENBSD_2_7 tag with CVSup...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de [mailto:naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de]
> Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 11:22 PM
> To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
> Subject: Re: Is there _any_ way to get help on rebuilding binaries?!
> AnnMarie Clattenburg <aclattenburg_(_at_)_hinespool_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > I'm not going to be much help since I'm only on my second
> week of OpenBSD
> > after years with NT. I also could not get the make build
> to work with
> > -current.
> Why are you trying to go -current if you're only in your second
> week of running OpenBSD (and presumably don't have much other unix
> experience either)? This is insane. -current is for developers.
> > So I reinstalled and tried the cvs patch branch instead and it
> > worked great. Maybe the instructions were just better,
> don't know, but I
> > suspect the patch branch is a better choice for newbies...
> It's for users who don't work on improving OpenBSD itself. That
> includes new users almost by definition.
> Christian "naddy" Weisgerber
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