Re: Building multiple kernels with "make release"

From: Alan Somers <asomers_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:30:44 -0600
On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:28 AM Glen Barber <gjb_at_freebsd.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 05:26:50PM +0000, Glen Barber wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:11:48AM -0600, Alan Somers wrote:
> > > Is it possible to build multiple different kernels and include them
> all in
> > > a release image?  release.conf says so.  But from experiment, what I
> see is
> > > that:
> > >
> > > * release.sh does pass both kernels in the KERNCONF variable to "make
> > > buildkernel"
> > > * "make buildkernel" dutifully builds both
> > > * BUT, "make installkernel" only installs the first kernel and ignores
> the
> > > rest
> > > * Only the first kernel ends up in the final image
> > > * It's not really clear where an alternate kernel should go, anyway.
> > > Probably someplace like /boot/kernel.debug , but release.conf doesn't
> > > provide a way to specify that.
> > >
> > > So is the "multiple kernels in release.conf" feature unfinished?  If
> so,
> > > does anybody have a good idea about the best way to finish it?
> > >
> > >
> https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-src/blob/7045b1603bdf054145dd958a4acc17b410fb62a0/release/release.conf.sample#L32
> > >
> >
> > Last I was aware, based on a patch sent to me privately, I believe, it
> > should work.
> >
> > Let me take a look.
> >
>
> Oh, wait.  Are you using 'make release' or release/release.sh?
>
> Glen
>

I'm using release.sh.  I thought that was just a wrapper for "make
release".
Received on Wed Jul 28 2021 - 17:30:44 UTC

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