what happened to make world?
gahr at gahr.ch
Thu Aug 30 12:50:00 PDT 2007
Mike Meyer wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2007 21:27:18 +0200 Pietro Cerutti <gahr at gahr.ch> wrote:
>> Max Laier wrote:
>>> On Thursday 30 August 2007, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
>>>> # make world
>>>> WARNING: make world will overwrite your existing FreeBSD
>>>> installation without also building and installing a new
>>>> kernel. This can be dangerous. Please read the handbook,
>>>> 'Rebuilding world', for how to upgrade your system.
>>>> Define DESTDIR to where you want to install FreeBSD,
>>>> including /, to override this warning and proceed as usual.
>>>> You may get the historical 'make world' behavior by defining
>>>> HISTORICAL_MAKE_WORLD. You should understand the implications
>>>> before doing this.
>>>> Bailing out now...
>>>> *** Error code 1
>>>> Stop in /usr/src.
>>>> Now, THIS is quite funny... do you really thing that a person with
>>>> - root access
>>>> - the knowledge of the existence of "make world"
>>>> needs this sort of things?
>>>> I didn't see anything about this new-wave-of-user-friendly-bsd going on
>>>> the list.. have I missed something?
>>> And your complaint would be ... what exactly?
>> I don't want my OS to treat me like a stupid.
> Yeah, we have Windows for that. Or if you hate MS, GNU/Linux.
> But there are valid reasons for wanting to do a make world (i.e. -
> you've changed make.conf options the kernel doesn't use). If it's
> going to be friendly, it should tell us how to do what we told it to
Even worse.. it doesn't tell you how to do what you tell him to do.. it
doubts that maybe that's not what you really want to do!
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