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Revision 1.1, Sun Oct 21 21:25:53 2018 UTC (2 years, 1 month ago) by maya
Add a README.md.
This document attempts to describe some commonly needed use-cases.
The build.sh command is opinionated but it's for the sake of having
a command that can be copied and probably works without needing to
inform the user about what various options do.
Discussed in tech-toolchain. I've added some links suggested by kamil
and switched to calling arm64 'aarch64' as requested by richard earnshaw.
NetBSD is a complete operating system.
It supports a wide range of machines from recent aarch64 and amd64
machines to VAX and M68k.
Cross-building is possible from most UNIX-like operating systems.
To build for amd64 (x86_64), in the src directory:
./build.sh -U -u -j4 -m amd64 -O ~/obj release
Additional build information available in the BUILDING file.
- [Daily builds](https://nycdn.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/latest/)
On a running NetBSD system
cd /usr/tests; atf-run |atf-report
- Bugs and patches can be sent [via web form](https://www.netbsd.org/cgi-bin/sendpr.cgi?gndb=netbsd).
- Several [mailing lists](https://www.netbsd.org/mailinglists/) exist.
The netbsd-users list is a good choice for many problems.
- A community IRC channel exist on [#netbsd @ freenode](https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#netbsd)
To fetch the main CVS repository:
cvs -d anoncvs@anoncvs.NetBSD.org:/cvsroot checkout -P src
[The NetBSD Guide](https://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/)
[NetBSD manual pages](http://man.netbsd.org/)