dumb question 'Bad system call' after make world

Szilveszter Adam sziszi at bsd.hu
Sat Nov 22 01:43:47 PST 2003


On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 09:44:17PM -0500, Barney Wolff wrote:
> Does make world build a kernel?  I didn't think so, and OP's message
> indicates that make world is all he did.  I suspect re-install is the
> best answer now.

Yes, make world does not build or install kernels. I'd also go for
reinstall, provided the OP has not yet put a lot of work into
customising the install...

> Will somebody please tell me when "make world" is ever correct in the
> environment of the last several years?  I've been unable to understand
> its continued existence as a target.

One of it's last hideouts seems to be the "make release" target...


Szilveszter ADAM

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