misc/52122: make release does not use proper binar

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Thu May 15 11:40:11 PDT 2003

The following reply was made to PR misc/52122; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "David O'Brien" <obrien at freebsd.org>
To: Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org>
Cc: John Hay <jhay at icomtek.csir.co.za>, bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/52122: make release does not use proper binar
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 11:30:01 -0700

 On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 08:55:52PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
 > On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 09:58:44AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
 > > On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 06:31:42PM +0200, John Hay wrote:
 > > > One reason why it isn't that useful inside the chroot area, is that
 > > > if your running kernel and the newly built bits gets too much out of
 > > > sync you will need to update the machine in any case, so you will
 > > > end up with "new" binaries and a kernel on the machine and so it
 > > > is a "waste" to recompile world inside the chroot area.
 > > 
 > > In this case the release died near the end (release.9 target).  It was
 > > easy to update the running kernel and reboot.  Now we wanted to restart
 > > the release w/o starting from scratch.  This release build included ports
 > > README's and Docs, and thus takes a very long time to build.  To not have
 > > to start from scratch, I did "chroot ${CHROOT} /bin/sh" and then ran "rm
 > > /tmp/.world_done ; /mk" which should have restarted the release build and
 > > done the mimimum work to finish the release.  It didn't because of the
 > > cross-release commit that removed the installworld w/in the ${CHROOT}.
 > > This bit not only me, but another person also building an Alpha snapshot.
 > > 
 > Now you know what to do -- you have to buildworld at the minimum
 I did build world.  But you're being vauge -- which world???  Give a list
 of specific steps.

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