CURRENT does not compile on i386

Michael Powell nightrecon at
Fri Mar 11 19:16:10 UTC 2016

Pierre-Yves Péneau wrote:

> Oups ! Thank you for correcting me.  I have fixed the command but there
> is the same error.
> Yes I know that GENERIC is the default value, this compilation is just a
> test for my machine. This is an "old" computer and I would like to know
> how much time is needed to compile the FreeBSD kernel.
[snip] Please don't top post, it ruins the flow.

Make buildworld is what takes the most time. Most middle of the road modern 
machines take something like around an hour and a half to build world. 
Kernel build takes around ten to fifteen minutes. On higher end hardware 
these times can be quite a bit less.

On really old enough hardware it can take much, much longer than this.

If you are not a kernel-hacking developer might I respectfully suggest 
beginning with RELEASE and NOT -CURRENT?


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