svn commit: r186678 - head/usr.sbin/mergemaster
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 1 16:41:39 PST 2009
Sam Leffler wrote:
> Doug Barton wrote:
>> 1. Switch to using the top level (e.g., /usr/src) Makefile, and specify
>> that we should use the *.mk files from the source directory instead of
>> the installed versions.  This allows easier cross builds and
>> simplifies (or in some cases permits) upgrading.
> I believe you changed the meaning of the -m flag so it now requires a
> pathname to the src tree and not src/etc. This breaks existing usage.
> In the PR I filed there was a follow-on patch from Bjoern that amended
> my suggestion to instead add a -M option to set the source tree. I
> thought that was an improvement over my hack. In lieu of that you might
> want to examine the pathname supplied to -m to try to provide backwards
> compatibility by stripping any /etc suffix on the path.
The version in bin/96528 from ru had a better fix for this issue, but
thanks for thinking of it. :)
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