signal 12's everywhere on Current with update this morning.

Richard Coleman richardcoleman at mindspring.com
Fri Nov 14 08:25:00 PST 2003


Someone just needs to bring the build(7) man page up to date with the 
handbook.

Also, I noticed that build(7) still lists the "installmost" build 
target.  I believe that was removed.

I would file a PR except that my man pages always suck.

Richard Coleman
richardcoleman at mindspring.com

Brent Jones wrote:

> If this is true, perhaps the "build" man page should be updated.  Here's 
> what the man page has to say on the topic:
> 
>      The ``approved'' method of updating your system from the latest 
> sources
>      is:
> 
>            make buildworld
>            make buildkernel KERNCONF=FOO
>            make installkernel KERNCONF=FOO
>            make installworld
>            mergemaster
> 
>      After running these commands a system reboot is required...
> 
> This gives the impression that you're safe running all the builds 
> without rebooting, especially as the word "approved" is used.
> 
> Brent
> 
> On Nov 13, 2003, at 11:18 PM, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> 
>> In message: <3FB3BB9A.8080703 at despammed.com>
>>             Uwe Laverenz <laverenz at despammed.com> writes:
>> : eculp at encontacto.net schrieb:
>> :
>> : > Uwe, do you have any remote machines?  I'm wondering what the correct
>> : > sequence would be to update and reboot them.
>> :
>> : I would suggest to do it this way:
>> :
>> : 1. make buildworld
>> : 2. make kernel KERNCONF=<YOURCONF>
>> : 3. *reboot* (with new kernel and old userland)
>>
>> Into single user...
>>
>> : 4. make installworld
>> : 5. mergemaster
>> : 6. *reboot*
>>
>> This is the order that's recommended in UPDATING since 3.something.
>>
>> Warner





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