Editing /usr/include/*.h?

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Mon May 3 17:13:08 PDT 2004

On Mon, 3 May 2004, Kevin A. Pieckiel wrote:

> I want to modify sys/param.h to increase the value of MAXLOGNAME.  I know
I've done exactly this..

edit /usr/src/sys/param.h

cd /usr/src
make includes

now teh sources and the files in /usr/include are in sync
of course you are now incompatible with everyone else ;-)

> I'll need to recompile world/kernel after such a change.  Do I need to
> only modify /usr/src/sys/sys/param.h, or rather do I need to modify
> /usr/include/sys/param.h?  I'm assuming when I make buildworld or make
> buildkernel, the includes in /usr/include aren't used, so the latter
> change will actually be overwritten when I do a make installworld.
> Thanks,
> Kevin
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