cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1 src/share/man/man7 build.7

John Baldwin jhb at
Tue Aug 2 15:06:03 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 02 August 2005 09:03 am, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> wrote:
> > Alexander Leidinger <netchild at> writes:
> >> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> wrote:
> >> > Just because Warner doesn't need this feature doesn't mean nobody else
> >> > does.
> >>
> >> That's the reason why I want to wait for user-feedback. Do you (want to)
> >> use it and is you mail therefore user-feedback?
> >
> > I do not currently need this feature, but will when (if) I get my
> > hands on a Mac mini.
> So you want to export the entire basesystem rw from the Mac mini instead of
> mounting /usr/src from somewhere to run "make delete-old"?
> If I build a world for several machines, I always mount /usr/src and
> /usr/obj on the target system and run installworld and mergemaster locally
> instead of exporting the entire FS for the basesystem rw. I use DESTDIR if
> I prepare a new HD for a new setup, but not to update an existing system.

NFS roots.  During early sparc64 work I netbooted my ultra60, so it's entire 
userland was in /usr/sparc64 and I was usually doing cross-built buildworlds 
and installworlds with DESTDIR on the host machine.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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