cvs commit: src Makefile

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Jul 19 18:26:33 PDT 2004

On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 02:51:28AM +0000, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> marcel      2004-07-16 02:51:28 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     .                    Makefile 
>   Log:
>   As per discussions on current@, protect unsuspecting users from
>   trying to upgrade their system with make world instead of following
>   the preferred and suggested sequence of commands. The fact remains
>   that make world does not upgrade the kernel.
>   Allow make world when DESTDIR has been specified, including when
>   DESTDIR specifies the root file system. Otherwise, print a useful
>   warning and fail.

Please back this out ASAP.

'make world' has been our documented way to update a system for the past
10 years.  Changing this should be done lightly.  It should be discussed
on freebsd-arch@, and not in some random thread on freebsd-current@ under
a subject line that gave zero indication of what was being discussed.
Thank you.
-- David  (obrien at

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