FBSD 5-CURRENT: Kernel Makefile.inc1 Error

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Dec 8 10:19:13 PST 2003

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 12:41:26PM -0500, Damian Gerow wrote:
> Thus spake Garance A Drosihn (drosih at rpi.edu) [06/12/03 03:31]:
> > From the above description, it sounds like you are running
> > on a 5.1 system, and you are trying to compile a 5.2 kernel.
> > Is this true?
> > 
> > If the system you are on is 5.1, then you are going to have
> > to do a 'make buildworld' of the 5.2-source before you can
> > do a 'make buildkernel' of a 5.2 kernel.
> It's not clear from what you're saying, but will this cause problems with
> the statfs stuff?  I've been under the impression that a 5.1->5.2 upgrade
> requires me to build and boot a new kernel before I can install a new world
> -- it's not clear if you're saying I need to build /and install/ a new world
> before building a kernel, or if I just need to build world...

Just build, as all the documentation (UPDATING, handbook, ...) says.

buildworld builds a copy of any updated tools that are needed to
bootstrap the rest of the upgrade process, for example a new make.

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