5.3 Building Kernel/World

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Jan 17 11:07:13 PST 2005

On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 11:32:31PM -0800, Doug Hardie wrote:

> >>>The only way I can think for this to happen is if your source tree 
> >>>was
> >>>inconsistent (i.e. not completely updated), or you updated your
> >>>sources after you did the installworld, and the kernel depends on the
> >>>newer version of config than the one you have built (in this case the
> >>>'safe' buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel method you used to begin
> >>>with should still work).
> >>>
> >>>Kris
> >>
> >>Well, I tried makeworld again.  Dies in Step 3.  Reloaded all source
> >>from the distribution
> >>CD.  makeworld dies in exactly the same place:
> >
> >Really, this all points to something else having changed on your
> >system in the meantime.  Try
> >
> >cd /usr/src
> >make cleandir
> >make cleandir
> >make buildworld
> >
> >Kris
> Wish I had seen that earlier.  I just tried a cvs from RELENG_5_3.  I 
> thought that would only have
> security fixes.  Its downloading a ton of stuff.  Obviously I can't 
> stop it.  Seems like just about all the
> userland source files are being changed.  Lots of deletes too.  I'll 
> give the above a try when this
> finishes.  Why so many files from cvs?

The number of changes between RELENG_5_3_0_RELEASE and RELENG_5_3 is
very small.  If you're seeing lots of changes, it means that you
didn't actually have a 5.3-RELEASE source tree installed before now,
which explains the problems you were seeing in compiling it.


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