build/install RELENG_5 from a 4.10 system

Michael C. Cambria mcc at
Thu Oct 7 11:13:10 PDT 2004

Doug White wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
>>On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 06:57:33PM -0700, Doug White wrote:


> Its not explicitly listed, but the section titled "To cross-install
> current onto a separate partition" can be abused to good effect.

I've tried using this section to address my original question.  I'm on 
4.10, cvsup'ed RELENG_5 to /home/mcc/src and buildworld went just fine. 
  DESTDIR is set to /home/mcc/release and MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX to 

The next step, make installworld, complains that I don't have a the 
required proxy user for PF on my system.  Since the goal (requirement at 
this location actually) is to not have to touch anything on the 4.10 
machine (except possibly /etc/make.conf since I know of no way to take 
one from where I cvsup my source to), I'm probably out of luck.

Besides, the step about doing a native rebuild concerned me.  The native 
machines are 486/586 class systems running off CF.  It looks like I need 
to wait for the new machine for 5.3 to arrive.

Thanks for the help,

Michael C. Cambria

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