FreeBSD's problems as seen by the BSDForen.de community
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Thu Jan 10 09:40:57 PST 2008
On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 11:23 -0600, Eric Anderson wrote:
> Tom Evans wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 15:39 +0000, Joao Barros wrote:
> >> On Jan 10, 2008 12:58 PM, Eric Anderson <anderson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>> Also - a really good (up to date) guide on setting up a nice development
> >>> environment would probably help huge amounts. I know there are many
> >>> different environments, but that's great - we should write them all up.
> >>> That would get more developers up-and-running quicker.
> >> This would be *MOST* welcome :-D
> > man 7 development
> > It is fairly simple to set up following those instructions.
> > Cheers
> > Tom
> That only covers part of the development process. Once you get that
> part set up, there are many other things to do. Testing changes on a
> real system, or testing them on a virtual machine, debugging crashes, etc.
That is very true Eric - I for one would like to see how to setup and
test kernel changes on a QEMU VM.
Debugging crashes is covered by the developers handbook (1).
My point wasn't that everything is covered, but there is some very good
documentation already out there already.
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