config(8) VERSREQ checking broken?
jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 7 06:09:45 PST 2005
On Tuesday 06 December 2005 10:34 pm, David O'Brien wrote:
> sys/amd64/conf# config -V
> sys/amd/conf# config GENERIC
> Specify machine type, e.g. ``machine i386''
> sys/amd/conf# grep VERSREQ ../../conf/Makefile.amd64
> %VERSREQ= 600004
> Shouldn't I be getting the usual error message that my config version
> isn't new enough to support building a kernel from these sources?
It has no machine type, so it doesn't know which Makefile to open and search
for the %VERSREQ variable. On current the machine directive moved from
GENERIC to DEFAULTS (since it isn't something you'd really want to be
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