Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Sun Jul 19 07:59:32 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 3:52 AM, Brett Wiggins<s0x7c0 at> wrote:
> Hi,
>> Depending on what you want to do with "accessing the source code",
>> it may be valid to say that you can leave out scontrib, but as
>> far as I remember, it will be needed for building things from the
>> source code (make vuildworld and buildkernel).
> I want to be able to read and compile the source. I have looked at
> but am unable to find an iso and am not sure how to make a iso or
> install cd from what is provided. I have installed the system minus
> scontrib and it boots ok. Would I be able to get the full source from
> the ftp-archive, exctract it to my FreeBSD system and then re-build and
> install the system?

Since it has booted fine, you can also obtain the source from the SVN
tree[1], assuming you can get devel/subversion to build on such an old

[1] -

Glen Barber

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