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

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Tue Aug 2 19:36:06 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 09:24:14PM +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> 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.
env MACHINE_ARCH=foo mergemaster ... ?

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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