How to update /usr/src/ using SVN and "make update"?
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sun Dec 11 08:52:35 UTC 2011
On 12/11/11 01:11, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2011, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> On 12/10/11 14:51, Chuck Burns wrote:
>>> On Saturday, December 10, 2011 7:35:27 AM Chuck Burns wrote:
>>>> Here is quick, hackish patch to allow your make update to work, it
>>>> that the Makefile.inc1 does not include the full path to svn, while
>>>> it does
>>>> include the full path to cvs and other tools, this makes me think
>>>> that the
>>>> user path is ignored (which is a good thing)
>>> Heh, I am notorious for overthinking things. My bad.. yes, just add
>>> to your /etc/make.conf file
>>> Chuck Burns
>> I did this already, since it looked logical to me.
>> It isn't simply about "please add ..." hakish things. If there would be
>> no objection, it is a nice move to have the SVN variable setting
>> mentioned in the man page for make.conf.
>> If it isn't opportune to have the user-path in the system's search path,
>> then a note should be droped into the manpage to inform the admin or
>> user to set the SVN variable properly.
> So, something like the attached?
> -Ben Kaduk
Anything giving the FreeBSD user a hint on SVN without diggin into
Makefile.incX would be appreciated (by myself, I can't speak on behalf
of the community).
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