"make buildkernel" busted

Robert Watson rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 23 19:42:07 UTC 2007

On Wed, 23 May 2007, Steve Kargl wrote:

>> The new version of gcc accepts different flags than the old one, so you'll 
>> need to either do a full buildworld, or just kernel-buildchain (or whatever 
>> the target is called) in oder to do a buildkernel.  This is quite 
>> inconvenient, but in practice necessary.
> Yes, it is inconvenient because I'm chasing the tcp panic that I sent in a 
> few days ago.  There is also a issue with bge watchdog timeout that I'm 
> chasing.

I feel much less begrudging about breakages due to compiler version changes 
than due to changes in the build infrastructure. :-)

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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