make world DESTDIR=/jail fails

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Nov 4 04:03:09 PST 2004

Andrew Leikand wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm trying to make jail work on a FreeBSD 5.3-RC2
> According to the man jail(8)the first step is
> cd /usr/src && make world DESTDIR=/jail
> At stage "1.2: bootstrap tools" i'm getting error:
>  cc -O -pipe  -I/usr/obj/usr/src/i386/legacy/usr/include 
> -c /usr/src/games/fortune/strfile/strfile.c
> make: don't know how to make /jail/usr/lib/libc.a. Stop
> *** Error code 2

Me too. Either something's broken or the man page should be updated. 
Doing separate 'make buildworld' and then 'make installworld 
DESTDIR=...' works ok.

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