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 20050417:  20090709:
         postinstall(8) was moved from /etc to /usr/sbin and made part          Native Xorg was upgraded again.  Builds will probably fail again
         of the "base" set, to make it easier to invoke after an          without a clean objdir, at least for src/external/mit/xorg.
 20050211:          Native Xorg was upgraded.  Builds will need a clean objdir for
         Fixes to tools/Makefile.gnuhost may cause UPDATE=1 builds in          src/external/mit/xorg.  Upgrading a system from sets will not
         some of the cross tools to fail if they use configure. Some configure's          work properly yet as the /usr/X11R7/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/pc
         cache the environment passed in and notice the new environment is          subdirectory has been changed into a file, and this needs to
         different and abort. Doing a clean in tools/ should be enough to          be manually "rm -r"'ed before installing xbase.tgz.
         make a build continue.  
 20050109:          Several new functions were added to string.h/libc, and this
         Since su is using pam by default now, make sure that you have          can cause autoconf problems during the tool build for people
         /etc/pam.d populated (postinstall will do that automatically          who fail to clean out their tools objects properly. If you
         for you). Otherwise su will fail open (i.e. will not require          note messages about stpcpy, stpncpy or strnlen accompanying a
         a password).          failure during the tool build, clean out all your tools
           objects and start again.
         Make had a path resolution bug that manifested itself as not  20090325:
         being able to install openpam.3. This bug has been fixed, but          The i386 port was switched to i486 default toolchain.  This requires
         you might need to rebuild make manually first to get through          cleaning your src/tools directory and $TOOLDIR and rebuilding them.
         the build.  
 20041201:          The __posix_fadvise50 system call changed assembly stub type. You need to
         Userland programs have been changed to use /dev/bpf instead of          'rm -f __posix_fadvise50.*' in the libc build directory to avoid using
         /dev/bpfX. You need to create that device by installing a new          the old assembly stub.
         MAKEDEV and running it, or mv /dev/bpf0 /dev/bpf && rm /dev/bpf[0-9]*  
 20041006:          pkg_install now depends on the pkgdb cache for automatic conflict
           detection.  It is recommented to rebuild the cache with
         A bug was introduced into /bin/sh (var.c rev 1.35) which causes          ``pkg_admin rebuild''.
         variables to not export correctly to subshells in all cases. This  
         will cause builds to break if that version of /bin/sh is installed  20090110:
         on the system. The proper version of /bin/sh can be verified with:          time_t and dev_t have been bumped to 64 bit quantities. To upgrade:
           1. Make sure your kernel has COMPAT_50 in it. Build and install.
         ident /bin/sh | grep var             This is needed even in the MODULAR kernel because there is
              conditionally compiled code in rtsock.c.
         Any /bin/sh w. version 1.35 will not work and needs to be updated          2. make sure build.sh completes and the binaries in a chroot work
         before attempting a build.             before installing.
           3. If you don't use build.sh and you build directly to root, and
 20041001:             your build breaks in the middle, don't despair. Make sure headers
         The ipfilter kernel sources moved from sys/netinet to             are installed properly, and start building libraries first libc
         dist/sys/ipf/netinet. Due to the move some Makefile             and libutil, install them and then continue building all the
         dependencies are now dangling requiring a make cleandir             libraries in src/lib and src/gnu/lib and install them. Once
         before they work again (kdump, ktruss, rescue, ipf, and             the new libraries are installed, you can restart the build.
         ftp-proxy are the victims).          4. If you compile packages and you notice link time warnings,
              rebuild the required packages to update their shared libraries.
 20040715:             Any package you rebuild will require rebuilding all the packages
         The rc.d/sendmail script now uses a heuristic to determine             that depend on it.
         if sendmail should be started at boot time.  It checks the          5. Next time you run pwd_mkdb with the new binary, the file
         contents of /etc/mailer.conf, /etc/mail/submit.cf, and the             will be upgraded and it will not be backwards compatible.
         owner and mode of the sendmail binary to see if any changes          6. The utmpx/wtmpx files (/var/run/utmpx and /var/log/wtmpx, see
         to the mail infrastructure have been made.  If no changes             lastlogx(5)) have been versioned, and there is a heuristic
         are detected, it will start an SMTP listener.             for utmp. You are better off removing the old files after
              upgrading.  The automated clearing of /var/run during
         Setting sendmail=NO in /etc/rc.conf will override this.             boot, and the automated rotating of files in /var/log by
              newsyslog(8), may mean that you do not have to remove the
         If you are only using sendmail by default and only for             files manually.
         local delivery, it is important that you also update your          7. The optional accounting file (/var/account/acct, see
         sendmail.cf so that the SMTP listener only listens on the             accton(8)) has not been versioned, and will need to be
         loopback interface.             removed.  The automatic rotation of the accounting file by
              /etc/daily limits the bad consequences of failure to remove
 20040715:             the file.
         The method by which athhal-elf.o gets pulled into i386          8. Application software that writes time_t to binary files on
         kernel builds has been changed again.  The latest version             disk will break or need attention. Most notably: if you are
         of bsd.files.mk is no longer required.             using PostgreSQL < 8.4, you need to dump your databases,
              rebuild PostgreSQL with the new time_t, then restore.
         Due to the recent rototill of tools/compat it's crucial one starts  20081219:
         from a clean objdir under tools/*.          config(1) has been updated, and one of the files it creates -
           swapnetbsd.o - has changed format.  You need to rebuild config
         This is mostly due to generated files (yacc and lex sources) needing          (done automatically by build.sh) and then you need to rerun
         to be generated with new rules from bsd.hostprog.mk.          config on all kernel configuration files before rebuilding those
         The safest course is to rm -rf all objects under tools before building.  
 20040516:          If you build with MKX11=no, you should remove /etc/rc.d/xdm and
         The end-user modifiable X11 configuration has been moved          /etc/rc.d/xfs from DESTDIR because those files were moved to the xetc
         from /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/<dir> to /etc/X11/<dir>.          set and will appear as extra files for MKX11=no update builds.
         Ensure that src and xsrc is up to date, and run  
         "make cleandir" in src/x11 before your next build.  20081122:
           On i386, various kernel options(4) in GENERIC including
         postinstall currently doesn't migrate the files from          file systems have been disabled and moved into kernel modules.
         /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/* to /etc/X11/* although it does          Before trying a new GENERIC kernel, you have to prepare the
         detect that this needs to occur, so you'll have to          following files as well as a new GENERIC kernel:
         manually move these files yourself.  
           - build and install kernel modules from src/sys/modules
         Support for the original dynamic sysctl node structure has          - install the latest bootloader, which will load a module
         been removed in favor of the newer layout.  This affects            for the file system from which the kernel is loaded automatically
         consumers of the create and delete interface, as well as  
         the dynamic discovery mechanism.  This is believed only to          If you have to load your kernel from a file system which is not of
         be the sysctl(8) binary itself, at this point in time, so          the same type as the root file system, you have to load the necessary
         the only effect of this should be that a sysctl binary          file system module manually on the boot prompt or in the boot.cfg file.
         built from sources dated between 2003/12/04 and 2004/03/24  
         will not work on a kernel built from sources dated after  20080827:
         2004/04/25.  If you need a new sysctl binary but build.sh          If you built and installed a libc from sources between
         does not work, make sure that your revision of          2008/08/20 and 2008/08/26 you got a broken strtouq(3)
         src/sys/sys/sysctl.h is 1.112 (or later), and then the          which results in false errors reported by lint(1).
         do the following:          Since this breaks the libc build itself, manual help is
           needed -- lint must be disabled temporarily, e.g.:
         cd /usr/src (or wherever your source tree is)            $ (cd lib/libc && make MKLINT=no dependall install)
         make USETOOLS=no includes  
         cd lib/libc  20080813:
         make USETOOLS=no dependall install          MKDEBUG build was broken because the .depend files did not know
         cd ../../sbin/sysctl          about .go files. You need to remove all .depend files and rebuild.
         make USETOOLS=no dependall install  
         If you are using older sysctl binary, GNU autoconf would fail to          A regression in binary compatibility for pthread_mutex_t has
         identify your machine architecture, and tries to build binary for          been fixed. Unfortunately, the price is breaking compatibility
         "unknown-unknown-netbsd20F" or something like that.  if that happens,          for -current.
         make sure to follow the above steps.  
           Threaded programs (using libpthread) and C++ programs (using
 20040425:          libstdc++) compiled after 20070907 and before 20080802 need to
         The ffs superblock issues listed below under 20040109 and 20030402          be recompiled.
         are now automatically addressed by the /etc/rc.d/fixsb script or by  
         sysinst when it checks a a filesystem. The manual fsck_ffs -b16 -c4          One way to find affected pkgsrc packages:
         invocation mentioned below will continue to work and is now  
         automated by those scripts.  Note that under certain circumstances,            $ grep REQUIRES=/usr/lib/libpthread /var/db/pkg/*/+BUILD_INFO
         affected filesystems upgraded to a -current kernel first before            $ grep REQUIRES=/usr/lib/libstdc++ /var/db/pkg/*/+BUILD_INFO
         upgrading their userland with the fixsb and fsck_ffs fixes may  
         encounter a 'freeing free inode' panic when writing to the affected  20080731:
         filesystem, so it is a good idea to repair the filesystem as soon as          WAPBL (metadata journaling support) has been added, but at this
         possible.  For more details on the fixsb script, see pr install/25138.          time isn't backwards compatible with pre-WAPBL aware kernels
           and userland (fsck_ffs in particular).  Please make sure you
 20040418:          don't use a journaled filesystem with an older kernel/userland,
         statfs(2) and friends have been replaced with statvfs(2). Before          especially an uncleanly mounted journaled filesystem.  WAPBL
         installing a newly build userland make sure that you are running          also requires the super block to be in the UFS2 format.  You
         a newly built kernel with COMPAT_20 set. In addition your libc          can use fsck_ffs -c 4 to update the superblock format.
         build might not work (undefined SYS_statfs symbol) because make  
         clean does not know how to remove files it does not know about  20080721:
         anymore. Manually remove all generated .S sources and objects          Assembler warnings are now fatal if $WARNS>0 and $NOGCCERROR
         from the libc build directory.          isn't defined.
 20040326:  20080531:
         The method by which athhal-elf.o gets pulled into i386 kernel builds          The ioctl number of DRVSUSPENDDEV command on /dev/drvctl changed
         has been changed. The file is now stored as a uuencoded file in CVS          from 125 (conflicted with DRVCTLCOMMAND) to 129. The drvctl(8)
         and the generated Makefile will use the new .uue rules from bsd.file.mk          utility needs to be rebuilt and reinstalled as older binaries
         to build it.          won't work correctly. The following sequence of commands:
         This means you must have the latest bsd.files.mk installed when            $ (cd sys/sys/ && nbmake-$arch includes)
         building a kernel without USETOOLS=yes.            $ (cd sbin/drvctl/ && nbmake-$arch clean)
             $ (cd sbin/drvctl/ && nbmake-$arch all)
         A bug in the cgd(4) blowfish code was corrected, without          leaves new drvctl utility in sbin/drvctl build directory.
         provision of backwards compatibility, after several public  
         notices over several months. Users of cgd with blowfish cipher  20080503:
         ONLY must dump their data before updating their kernels, and          The <bsd.lib.mk> variable MKPRIVATELIB was renamed to LIBISPRIVATE.
         recreate cgd's and restore data using the new kernel. See  
         (recent message to current-users, URL when mail-index has updated)  20080521:
           For a while, unprivileged UPDATE builds would fail to
 20040313:          succeed at the checkflist stage, complaining that
         On acorn32, the opms and qms drivers have been withdrawn, and          ${DESTDIR}/stand/<arch>/ did not exist.  A fix for this
         the old wsqms driver is now called qms.  Kernel config files          problem was committed to share/mk/bsd.kmodule.mk, revision 1.9.
         will need updating.  See the ones in sys/arch/acorn32/conf          If you already hit this problem, update the .mk file,
         for examples.          remove ${DESTDIR}/stand/<arch>, and re-run the build.
 20040125:  20080303:
         On acorn32, the beep and sysbeep devices are no longer          Linker warnings are now fatal if $WARNS>0.
         needed, and will need to be deleted from kernel configuration  
         files.  20080126:
           The posix_fadvise system call has been changed from an assembly
 20040109:          stub, to a c file that calls an assembly stub. You need to
         Compatibility for old ffs superblock layouts has been          'rm -f posix_fadvise.* .depend' in the libc build directory to
         added, and the restrictive fsck checks have been reenabled          avoid using the old assembly stub.
         when using those layouts.  If you have been using -current  
         since 20030402, you may find that fsck again signals fatal  20071209:
         superblock mismatches.  To repair, make sure you have          The acpiec(4) driver has been split into two attachments. If you
         an updated fsck_ffs and then you can use fsck_ffs -b 16 -c 4          get ACPI errors before the attachment, please update your kernel
         to complete the filesystem upgrade.  A message has          configuration file appropriately or see GENERIC for more details.
         been added to the kernel which should detect this problem.  
         See the following discussion for more information:  20071115:
         http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/current-users/2004/01/11/0022.html          The it(4) driver has been renamed to itesio(4) and the old port
           argument specified in the kernel configuration file is not valid
 20031203:          anymore. The itesio(4) driver now uses the Super I/O address port
         New binutils builds may fail due to old dependencies.          rather than the EC address port. Please update your kernel
         It's necessary to "make cleandir" to ensure that          configuration file appropriately or see GENERIC for more details.
         the dependencies will be rebuilt correctly.  
 20031111:          The pccons(4) driver has been removed from the NetBSD/shark port.
         A newer mkdep is needed.  Error noting that is          You need to update any custom kernel configuration file you have
                 cc: Ambiguous abbreviation --          to remove any references to pccons (which includes removing the
           now useless XSERVER option) and replace them with the correct
 20031008:          entries for the wscons driver.  See the GENERIC configuration file
         /usr/include/sys/disklabel_mbr.h was removed.          for more details.
         It's necessary to "make cleandir" to ensure that  
         the dependencies will be rebuilt correctly.  20070913:
           A latent bug in dhclient/dhcpd that caused it to be unable to
 20031007:          enumerate interfaces was fixed.  The bug began to cause
         A sign exension bug was fixed which set all the high bits          problems after 20070911 when the kernel's SIOCGIFCONF
         of our newly expanded ffs fs_flags.  This should only          implementation was repaired.  From 20070529 to 20070911 racoon
         affect users who installed or upgraded in September of 2003.          could not enumerate interfaces.  (These are noted because
         A small utility program was posted to tech-kern which          normal kernel/userspace version matching hygiene is not
         should fix this problem, and a warning message was added          sufficient to avoid this problem.)  Ensure that both kernel
         to the kernel which should discover and warn about it.  See          and userland are from after 20070913.
 20030906:          nbinstall has been renamed ${MACHINE_GNU_ARCH}-install. It
         With the addition of siginfo support the old signal trampoline          calls the target-specific strip program, and the logic to pass
         code has been deprecated to COMPAT_16. Make sure that your running          down STRIP from make has been removed.  This requires a
         kernel has COMPAT_16 enabled before building userland.          re-installation of tools.
 20030801:  20070422:
         With the new openssl, there is some header and library shuffling.          The way OS emulations lookup filenames inside the emulation root
         rm -f /usr/include/des.h /usr/include/kerberosIV/* /lib/libdes* \          has been changed.  Rather than modify the pathname (and copy back
         /usr/lib/libdes* before building.          to userspace) namei() and lookup() directly check the emulation
           root. One side effect is that absolute symlinks inside the emulated
 20030703:          root file system will be relative to that file system - unless they
         Texinfo was updated to 4.6.  To avoid failures when trying to          start /../ this is useful when the emulated root is a real install
         build the included texinfo files, do:          that has such links.
           This might affect symlinks that have been added to reference outside
         cd src/gnu/usr.bin/texinfo          the emulated root.
         make MKINFO=no dependall install  
 20030630:          The pckbc driver on sgimips IP32 has been removed. Use macekbc
         Groff was updated to 1.19; it's probably necessary to do          instead. See the GENERIC32_IP3x kernel configuration for an
                 cd share/mk && make install          example.
                 cd src/gnu/usr.bin/groff  
                 make MKMAN=no dependall install  20070319:
         (untested).          src/lib/libc/Makefile revision 1.129 broke libc and ld.elf_so
           on many platforms due to incorrect flags settings.  If you
 20030516:          updated and built after about 20070315, do "nbmake-$arch
         Due to bugs in the export handling code, invalid export lines          cleandir" in src/lib/libc and src/libexec/ld.elf_so to force a
         were accepted before and caused the kernel to panic when          rebuild of object files that might have been built
         mountd got restarted because it freed memory that had already          incorrectly, and ensure that you have at least
         been freed. This has been fixed and the kernel checks          src/lib/libc/Makefile 1.130.
         export addresses very strictly. If you upgrade your kernel,  
         make sure you also upgrade mountd, because if your export  20070210:
         file contains lines with an old inet4 address syntax (i.e.          src/sys/sys/{sa.h,savar.h} were removed.
         a.b.c or a.b or a), they will get rejected by the new kernel.            find ${OBJDIR} \( -name .depend -o -name '*.d' \) -print \
                 | xargs egrep -l '/sa.h|/savar.h' | xargs rm
 20030402:          will allow dependencies on those files to get get rebuilt
         The superblock layout for FFS was changed.  If you have 1.6  
         fsck binaries, they will signal a fatal superblock mismatch  20070209:
         with the first alternate, because they compare too many          The threading model was changed when the newlock2 branch
         fields (even ones that aren't useful).  If possible, upgrade          was merged to NetBSD-current.  If you boot with a new
         your fsck_ffs binary before using a new kernel.          kernel (version 4.99.10), then you also need a new pthread
         None of this signals actual filesystem damage.          library (/usr/lib/libpthread.so.0.7).  If you boot with
           an old kernel, then you need the old pthread library
 20030324:          (/usr/lib/libpthread.so.0.6).  Provided you keep the kernel and
         sendmail version 8.12.8 was imported.  Since sendmail is          the pthread library in sync, old threaded applications should
         now setgid to the smmsp group, and runs in "collection"          continue to work with an old or new kernel.  Note that named(8)
         mode for most common activities, there is a new config          is the only threaded application in the base system.
         file called submit.cf that needs to live in /etc/mail.  
         The generic submit.cf sample in /usr/share/sendmail/cf  20061214:
         is named netbsd-msp.cf.  Upgrading your regular sendmail          Following the move of string_to_flags() and flags_to_string()
         configuration file is also strongly advised.          from the bin/ls/ sources to libutil, users doing UPDATE builds
           will need to do a "make cleandir" in
         See the section named "MESSAGE SUBMISSION PROGRAM" in                  tools/mtree/, tools/makefs/, tools/binstall/, tools/pax/,
         the updated /usr/share/sendmail/README file for more                  bin/pax/, bin/ls/, usr.sbin/mtree/, usr.sbin/makefs/,
         information.                  usr.bin/xinstall/, libexec/ftpd/, rescue/, as well
                   as the installation images in distrib/
 20030117:          in order to excise stale references to the old stat_flags.h header
         Texinfo was updated to 4.3.  To avoid failures when trying to          file in the ls sources -- stat_flags.h has been removed.
         build the included texinfo files, do:  
         cd src/gnu/usr.bin/texinfo          The configure script used in the src/tools/gcc compiler has been
         make MKINFO=no dependall install          changed to indicate that our libc has ssp support built-in and
           does not depend on -lssp and -lssp-nonshared. You'll need to
 20021223:          make clean in src/tools/gcc first to rebuild the compiler.
         The METALOG format changed slightly, to remove the leading  
         "${DESTDIR}" from path names.  20061009:
         This only affects people building with UNPRIVED.          The sysctl variables net.inet{,6}.tcp{,6}.newreno are no longer
         For complete safety, remove the DESTDIR entirely and          available. Use net.inet{,6}.tcp{,6}.congctl.selected instead.
         update tools/mtree, before running make build.  
 20021219:          The vt, vidcconsole, kbd, and rpckbd drivers on acorn32 have been
         CVS repository layout was changed.  See the following for details          withdrawn.  Use vidcvideo and pckbd instead.  See the GENERIC
         if you are using (anonymous) cvs to update your tree.          kernel configuration for an example.  X servers from the last
           few years should cope.
 20021219:          MPACPI is no more. We always configure PCI interrupts using ACPI
         install(1) had a '-N dbdir' option added, to specify an          if we have an ACPI kernel. The option MPACPI_SCANPCI has been renamed
         alternate location to look up users & groups (instead          to ACPI_SCANPCI. Thanks to work from fvdl.
         of the host system passwd(5) and group(5) databases).  
         The build system was modified to take advantage of          socket(2) has changed, and its system call has been versioned.
         this option (using ${NETBSDSRCDIR}/etc), so if you          For userlands with the old version of socket(2), make sure that
         use USETOOLS==no, you may have to rebuild and          your kernel has 'options COMPAT_30' set, or else 'bad system call'
         reinstall usr.bin/xinstall first.          errors will result.
         fparseln(3) moved from libutil to libc.  
         If building to DESTDIR=/, reinstall the includes  
         and rebuild libc:  
                 make includes  
                 make do-lib-libc  
         If using build.sh, "cd tools/compat && make clean"  
         before rebuilding the tools.  
         The mk.conf(5) variable SYS_INCLUDE has been deprecated,  
         including the optional "SYS_INCLUDE=symlinks" support.  
         All header files, including <sys/*.h> are copied into  
         The C run-time support files crtbegin.o and crtend.o  
         (and their companions crtbeginS.o and crtendS.o) were  
         split up, with new crti.o and crtn.o files resulting.  
         This means that libtool needs to be rebuilt once the  
         new libraries are installed.  The process of rebuilding  
         libtool will cause it to automatically notice the new  
         required files, but it *must* be rebuilt in order to  
         do this.  
         An out-of-date libtool will result in shared libraries  
         which lack _init() and _fini() routines, which means that  
         their global contructors/destructors will not be invoked.  
         A bug related to how ARM ELF objects were tagged has been  
         NetBSD ARM ELF uses the soft-VFP floating point model by  
         default.  However, the assembler lacked support for marking  
         objects as using the VFP floating point format, and the  
         compiler was not properly passing the flag indicating "soft-VFP"  
         to the assembler.  
         Unfortunately, this means that the linker will now consider  
         old (i.e. not marked "softvfp") NetBSD ARM ELF objects to be  
         incompatible with new (properly marked) objects.  
         The problem will only manifest itself if you attempt to compile  
         a new program using the fixed toolchain, and link that program  
         against old libraries which do not have the proper "softvfp"  
         The only work-around for the problem is to recompile all of  
         the libraries on the system.  The easiest way to do this for  
         system libraries is to install a binary snapshot; they are  
         generally available on releng.NetBSD.org.  Any packages you  
         have installed which supply libraries will have to be recompiled  
         if you wish to link new programs against those libraries.  
         If you have questions about this matter, please contact  
         Systrace has been improved to support privilege elevation.  
         Updating the kernel requires the userland part of systrace  
         to be rebuilt.  
         The config(8) grammar was changed to allow options to register  
         dependencies on attributes, as well as other options.  Users  
         must update and reinstall usr.sbin/config before building a new  
         A new attribute dependency syntax was introduced to config(8),  
         which is now used by the SCSI configuration description.  Users  
         must update and reinstall usr.sbin/config before building a new  
         Several changes have been made to the autoconfiguration  
         framework.  Users must update and reinstall usr.sbin/config  
         before building a new kernel.  
         The i386mp branch has been merged.  To compile a kernel, users  
         will need to add the option 'cpu* at mainbus?' to their configuration  
         file.  Multiprocessor kernels will need  
         ioapic*         at mainbus? apid ?  
         options         MULTIPROCESSOR  
         options         COM_MPLOCK  
         MKDYNAMICROOT=yes enabled by default, which means that  
         certain shared libraries are installed into /lib, the shared  
         linker is installed into /libexec, and all programs in /bin  
         and /sbin are dynamically linked.  
         If you do not use "make build", you should ensure that  
         you have the libraries and shared linker in the new locations,  
                 make do-lib-csu do-lib-libc do-lib do-gnu-lib do-ld.elf_so  
         USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN has been replaced with:  
             -   TOOLCHAIN_MISSING -- set to "yes" on platforms for which  
                 there is no working in-tree toolchain (hppa, ns32k, sh5,  
             -   EXTERNAL_TOOLCHAIN -- if defined by the user, points to the  
                 root of an external toolchain (e.g. /usr/local/gnu).  This  
                 enables the cross-build framework even for TOOLCHAIN_MISSING  
         gehenna-devsw has been merged into the trunk. Need to update and  
         reinstall usr.sbin/config before building the kernel.  
         Crunched rescue tools (contents of /bin and /sbin, plus others)  
         are now provided in /rescue.  
         To ensure that these are built statically linked (no matter  
         what the setting of LDSTATIC is), use a crunchgen(1) built  
         from sources newer than 20020820 (see the next entry).  
         crunchgen(1) changed to ensure that the generated program  
         is statically linked.  
         Solution: update and reinstall usr.bin/crunch  
         smmsp user/group has been added for sendmail.  
         Add the following into /etc/group:  
         and the following to /etc/master.passwd (via vipw):  
         smmsp:*:17:17::0:0:Sendmail Message Submission Program:/nonexistent:/sbin/nologin  
         sshd user/group has been added.  Need to hand add this in, or sshd  
         will not let you log in (with default, or UsePrivlegeSeparation=yes)  
         Add the following into /etc/group:  
         and the following to /etc/master.passwd (via vipw):  
         sshd:*:16:16::0:0:& pseudo-user:/var/chroot/sshd:/sbin/nologin  
         Also /var/chroot/sshd directory needs to be present (digged as part of  
         the build process).  
         NBUILDJOBS obsoleted in favor of just using -j.  
         etc/postinstall added, which performs various checks for  
         configuration file updates and changes, and can fix most of  
         the problems identified.  
         This should make it much easier to upgrade a system's  
         configuration from earlier systems (as far back as NetBSD 1.5).  
         <bsd.lib.mk> needs a new install(1) for its "-a cmd" support.  
         Build and install at usr.bin/xinstall before the build.  
         Raw IPv6 socket now makes strict checking for sa_family and sa_len  
         on send(2) operation.  Be sure to have sbin/rtsol and usr.sbin/rtsold  
         newer than November 2001 when you upgrade the kernel.  
         ssh configuration files were moved from /etc to /etc/ssh.  Beware  
         if you restart your machine from remote.  Note that sshd.conf needs  
         to be changed (due to the use of "/etc" inside).  
         Users of the VAX port will need to rebuild and install gas  
         so it deal with the now present register prefix used in all  
         the VAX assembly files.  
         ntpd user/group has been added.  Need to hand add this in or builds  
         will break as mtree aborts early.  
         Add the following into /etc/group:  
         and the following to /etc/master.passwd (via vipw):  
         ntpd:*:15:15::0:0:Ntpd pseudo-user:/var/chroot/ntpd:/sbin/nologin  
         If you're attempting to build a snapshot on sparc64 and are getting  
         reloc errors from the toolchain groff binary this means your native  
         toolchain has some broken C++ bits.  
         To fix:  
         Build a new toolchain (i.e. build.sh -t)  
         Use the new toolchain to build and install natively (i.e. /usr/lib)  
         After this a snapshot will be able to be built.  
         In order for a sparc64 build to work you must have a working awk. If  
         you've built and installed a system with the new toolchain up to this  
         point you do not have a working awk as its ability to do floating  
         point is broken.  
         To build:  
         remake and install gnu/lib/libgcc  
         remake and install gnu/usr.bin/gawk into /usr/bin (make sure it links  
         against the new libgcc.a)  
         Kernel config information was changed to use defflag in  
         the various "files" files.  Bug fixes to config(8) are  
         required in order for this to work properly.  Make sure  
         to build and install in usr.sbin/config before attempting  
         to build a new kernel.  
         libc/locale/wcstod.c now needs new lint(1). Update lint(1)  
         before building libc.  
         The new document BUILDING.mdoc (view with nroff | more, or  
         see pre-generated .txt and .html versions) describes the build  
         procedure in great detail.  BUILDING, and the USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN  
         build process, are intended in the long run to replace this  
         manual update log.  
         Users building a USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN system should read the  
         BUILDING document for caveats.  Generally, BUILDING supersedes  
         UPDATING for these systems, as tool updating is taken care of  
         by the new build system.  
         src/etc/Makefile now needs install to be able to handle  
         symlinks that point to nowhere. A bug in install that  
         prevented this was corrected.  
         Solution: update and reinstall usr.bin/xinstall  
         Better Solution: Use the new toolchain and it will just work  
         for you.  
         /etc/mtree/NetBSD.dist has been updated to take advantage of  
         absolute path support added to mtree(8). Older mtree(8)s don't  
         understand the format.  
         Solution: update and reinstall usr.sbin/mtree  
         Crunchgen has been updated to work via reach-over makefiles. Updating  
         is suggested before running a snapshot build  
         The new "ubcperf" code committed by Chuck Silvers removed  
         a header file, uvm/uvm_vnode.h.  There may be stale .depend  
         files that still reference this file.  
         Solution: "make cleandir && make dependall" in affected  
         grep.info is now built from grep.texi using makeinfo.  Since it  
         requires makeinfo v4.0, you need to install new texinfo before  
         building gnu/usr.bin/grep.  To install new texinfo, please follow  
         the instruction described in 20010726 entry.  
         (i386 only): i386 kernel now uses new instructions like  
         `fxsave' which old gas doesn't understand.  To build the  
         kernel successfully, you need to build and install a new toolchain,  
         (i.e., build.sh -t) or  (temporarily) comment out "options I686_CPU"  
         from your kernel configuration until you rebuild your userland.  
         See 20011029 above and BUILDING file in this directory for more information.  
         [updated 20020630 since i386 gas moved when USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN enabled]  
         Bootloader update on ELF platforms.  DDB in kernels from before  
         this will be unable to read symbol tables provided by newer  
         Texinfo was updated to 4.0.  To avoid failures when trying to  
         build the included texinfo files, do:  
         cd src/gnu/usr.bin/texinfo  
         make MKINFO=no dependall install  
         Enabled correct .init/.fini processing in crt0.  The way this  
         was done was to change a -I directive to cc(1), which means  
         make(1) will have a stale dependency (it will be checking the  
         timestamp on the wrong "dot_init.h").  
         The symptom you will see is that new programs die with SIGSEGV  
         if you have a stale dependency.  
         Solution: "make cleandir" in both lib/csu and libexec/ld.elf_so  
         before starting your build.  
         A construct was added to uvm_page.h that uncovered a bug  
         in lint(1).  If you get a warning/error about a non-portable  
         bitfield, update your lint(1) before proceeding.  
         Added named user/group to system. Need to hand add this in or builds  
         will break as mtree aborts early.  
         To work around add by hand:  
         to /etc/group and add:  
         named:*:14:14::0:0:Named pseudo-user:/var/named:/sbin/nologin  
         to master.passwd (use vipw for instance if doing by hand).  
         Now a make build should progress.  
         get/setprogname() added. Any hostprogs that may use this will need  
         to be bootstrapped manually until the host system is current.  
         Known problems: sys/arch/macppc/stand/fixcoff  
                         usr.sbin/config (adding -DMAKE_BOOTSTRAP to  
                           CFLAGS and rebuilding should work)  
                         usr.sbin/mdsetimage - Build a static copy if  
                           building a snapshot before fully bootstrapped.  
         prepare the code to compile with stricter gcc flags. in  
         particular start eliminating redundant declarations. Yacc  
         needs to be installed before make build.  
         introduce .if commands(target) in make(1). You need to  
         bring everything up-to-date first, then without installing  
         anything make and install in usr.bin/make, then proceed  
         with make build.  
         bsd.subdir.mk committed 20001230 had a bug which caused  
         afterinstall targets to run too soon; update again.  
         New share/mk files needed to support .WAIT in SUBDIR variables.  
         If you get make errors,  
                 (cd share/mk; make install)  
         Also, PRINTOBJDIR has changed and is now used more heavily.  
         The `ca' device driver has been replaced by `ld'; although the  
         major and minor numbers haven't changed, you should update your /dev  
         The following make directives are obsoleted.  
         By default, RSA is built into libcrypto.  IDEA and RC5 will not be  
         built into libcrypto.  By using MKCRYPTO_{RC5,IDEA}, you can build  
         additional library libcrypto_{idea,rc5}.  
 Hints for a more successful build:  Hints for a more successful build:
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Line 775  cd $NETBSDSRCDIR && make cleandir
Line 399  cd $NETBSDSRCDIR && make cleandir
 Critical utilities:  Critical utilities:
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
         usr.bin/compile_et          usr.bin/compile_et
         usr.bin/make          usr.bin/make
         usr.bin/yacc          usr.bin/yacc
         usr.bin/lex          usr.bin/lex
         usr.bin/xlint          usr.bin/xlint
         usr.sbin/config          usr.bin/config
 Other problems and possible solutions:  Other problems and possible solutions:
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 Symptom:Unreasonable compiler errors.  
 Fix:    Rebuild gnu/usr.bin/egcs  
 Symptom:Complaints involving a Makefile.  Symptom:Complaints involving a Makefile.
 Fix:    Rebuild usr.bin/make:  Fix:    Rebuild usr.bin/make:
         cd usr.bin/make && make && make install          cd usr.bin/make && make && make install
Line 798  Fix: Make sure .mk files are up to date.
Line 418  Fix: Make sure .mk files are up to date.
         cd share/mk && make install          cd share/mk && make install
 Symptom:Kernel `config' fails to configure any kernel, including GENERIC.  Symptom:Kernel `config' fails to configure any kernel, including GENERIC.
 Fix:    Rebuild usr.sbin/config  Fix:    Rebuild usr.bin/config
 Symptom:  Symptom:
 Fix:    Rebuild usr.bin/yacc  Fix:    Rebuild usr.bin/yacc
Line 824  Fix: Build and install usr.bin/mklocale
Line 444  Fix: Build and install usr.bin/mklocale
 Symptom:undefined reference to `__assert13' or `__unsetenv13'  Symptom:undefined reference to `__assert13' or `__unsetenv13'
 Fix:    Rebuild and install lib/libc  Fix:    Rebuild and install lib/libc
 Symptom:usr.sbin/config fails to build.  Symptom:usr.bin/config fails to build.
 Fix:    Try building with -DMAKE_BOOTSTRAP added to CFLAGS in Makefile.  Fix:    Try building with -DMAKE_BOOTSTRAP added to CFLAGS in Makefile.
 Symptom:undefined reference to `getprogname' or `setprogname'  Symptom:undefined reference to `getprogname' or `setprogname'

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