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

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Tue Aug 2 19:24:50 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 03:03:56PM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
+> Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at> wrote:
+> >Alexander Leidinger <netchild at> writes:
+> >>Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <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.

For diskless machines you want to do it.

I've such a setup in my company's lab. I've one amd64 box for building stuff
and boot diskless (i386) machines. The other problem is that you cannot tell
mergemaster to change arch.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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