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|NetBSD related questions|
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This seems to be a problem with pax. It only occurs, if you have selected to view files once they get extracted. There is actually no know solution for this problem; as a workaround disable the display of filenames once they get extracted.
First you need a source tree (you shouldn't be suprised at this).
Obviously you replace the appropriate arch and ramdisk-xxx to whichever disks you want.
No, you can comment out the kernels you don't want to build in
You should never build to '/', always set DESTDIR to something else. There is talk about building to '/' being deprecated or at least being not default.
Have a look at the snapshots page or at the snapshot area of your favourite NetBSD FTP mirror.
You may want to give pkg_comp a try. It'll enable you to build packages
in a chrooted environment and therefore not touching your system. To
install pkg_comp, you'll need a recent pkgsrc tree, then simply chdir to
/usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_comp and type make install.
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