Builgin jails (using DESTDIR) is broken in 5.3..

Simon L. Nielsen simon at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 25 03:51:39 PST 2005

On 2005.01.25 11:39:26 +0100, Daniel Johansson wrote:

> Hi, I just want to report, that building jails is broken in 5.3-RELEASE and
> p5. When using make world DESTDIR=/path/to/jail the make workd fails with this
> message:

Yes, this is a known bug.  The simple workaround is (AFAIR) to use
"make buildworld installworld DESTFIR=/path/to/jail" instead.


> I found out that this is because something is wrong with
> /usr/src/Makefile.inc1. What I did to solve this, don't know if this is the
> correct way, was to download the Makefile.inc1 from STABLE and that worked
> just fine. I guess they have fixed the problem in STABLE. Any reason why this
> is not fixed in RELENG_5_3 yet?

Only critical fixes are merged into the release branches, so it's
unlikely that this will be merged into RELENG_5_3.

Simon L. Nielsen
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