CVSUP and 5.2.1 RELEASE
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Jul 13 14:24:57 PDT 2004
In message <20040713212056.GA82311 at pit.databus.com>, Barney Wolff writes:
>On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 11:14:01PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> I have been involved in FreeBSD since we created the ncvs repository
>> ten years and two months ago and barring minor mistakes here and
>> there "make world" has performed the correct sequence of operations
>> since then.
>Could you please enlighten the rest of us as to when the sequence of
>operations performed by "make world" is a useful thing to do? The
>only case I can imagine is that of a developer who has changed a .h
>file that is widely used by userland but not by the kernel, and I
>find it hard to imagine that happens often enough to weigh against
>the continual damage to new users from this deceptively inviting target.
I've said that already in earlier email:
make world DESTDIR=/some_jail
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