Handbook : Using make world to populate root

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 26 00:19:00 UTC 2009

Ben Kaduk wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 6:58 AM, Epita Li<labt3ch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> Been using the very handy handbook to set up my first diskless install,
>> found that after "cd /usr/src; make buildworld && make buildkernel"
>> completed correctly that "cd /usr/src/etc; make distribution" failed with
>> error code 64.  Checking the mailing archives I found this:
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2006-May/016659.html .
>> Should the extra line "make distrib-dirs" be included in the guide, after
>> using it make distribution completed sucessfully.
>> Finding the handbook to be very useful learning BSD coming from an
>> experienced windows server background!
> My memory is quite hazy, but I think it would be reasonable to mention
> 'distrib-dirs' in that section.

Take a look at how mergemaster does this currently. Running those
commands in src/etc is deprecated.



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