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Date:      Mon, 11 Apr 2011 06:56:53 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Stefan N <stefanbsdfan@yahoo.com>
To:        Christer Solskogen <christer.solskogen@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Question : Developing/Making FreeBSD derivative.
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Hi Christer,

As there are many parts of the source code(from bin,cddl,contrib......usr.sbin), 
which part(s) of source code do I need to modify?

Regards,
Stefanus





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From: Christer Solskogen <christer.solskogen@gmail.com>
To: Stefan N <stefanbsdfan@yahoo.com>
Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Sent: Mon, April 11, 2011 7:51:50 PM
Subject: Re: Question : Developing/Making FreeBSD derivative.

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 6:44 AM, Stefan N <stefanbsdfan@yahoo.com> wrote:
> My name is Stefan and I am newbie with FreeBSD but I'm interested to learn 
more
> about FreeBSD . I am keen to know and learn more on  the process to make a new
> BSD's derivative/fork  from FreeBSD ?
>

You change the source code and compile

> How is the method for customizing/remastering FreeBSD ? The most interesting
> part is that if we could make the new fork of FreeBSD with its own uname. If I
> could make my own BSD derivative and used StefanBSD as its uname, it would be
> awesome.

The method is really simple, actually. You change the source code and compile.
Good luck!

-- 
chs



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