What is proper process for source installs?

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 04:01:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:44 PM, Peter Steele <psteele at maxiscale.com> wrote:
>> By the way, I beleive a good part of /etc is installed/reinstalled by
>> a make installworld and/or mergemaster.
> I should have clarified my scenario better. I am building a BSD image from scratch, as part of an automated process. I am not updating an existing system. I had been doing this by installing the base collection, plus our custom kernel (as well as man pages and various packages). Now that we are also building "world", I don't need to install the base collection from the binary release. At least not everything in it. What *do* I need? Obviously etc and the copyright notice. Anything else?

Ah, you _probably_ want to do 'make release' -- I have no experience
with this however to be much more help if that _is_ what you need.

Glen Barber

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