NetBSD Problem Report #57873

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Subject: Guide suggests manual kernel build before
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>Number:         57873
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       Guide suggests manual kernel build before
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jan 23 21:50:00 +0000 2024
>Originator:     Taylor R Campbell
>Release:        current
The Foundation
For some reason the NetBSD Guide prioritizes a bunch of detailed instructions about how to manually build a kernel by running config and make yourself, out of a read/write source tree:

This should be relegated to a separate section that comes later, and the guide should start front and center with just:

./ ... tools kernel=GENERIC

This should come before any piles of prose get in the way of building your kernel.
read the guide
Yes, please!

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