svn commit: r199621 - head
attilio at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 23 14:27:10 UTC 2009
2009/11/23 M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com>:
> In message: <200911210143.nAL1hMx3062260 at svn.freebsd.org>
> Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : Author: dougb
> : Date: Sat Nov 21 01:43:22 2009
> : New Revision: 199621
> : URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/199621
> : Log:
> : Add a note that wpa_supplicant(8) may require a full world build to
> : sync up with 20091109.
> : Modified:
> : head/UPDATING
> : Modified: head/UPDATING
> : ==============================================================================
> : --- head/UPDATING Sat Nov 21 00:34:51 2009 (r199620)
> : +++ head/UPDATING Sat Nov 21 01:43:22 2009 (r199621)
> : @@ -42,6 +42,10 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 9.
> : Applications that require wireless scan results (e.g. ifconfig(8))
> : from net80211 need to be recompiled.
> : + Applications such as wpa_supplicant(8) may require a full world
> : + build without using NO_CLEAN in order to get synchronized with the
> : + new structure.
> : +
> We should have some general language at the end of UPDATING that can
> be invoked for these things. In general, when structure sizes change,
> you have to do a fresh, from scratch build. We shouldn't have to
> repeat it each time we do one.
I'm not sure which commits that refers to, but if __FreeBSD_version
wasn't bumped it must had happened, and users should rebuild
world/kernel at any __FreeBSD_version bumping.
We don't need such comments for any ABI/API/__FreeBSD_version bumping change.
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