RELENG_6_2 broken on latest -HEAD

Wesley Shields wxs at atarininja.org
Thu May 24 14:03:58 UTC 2007


On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 04:23:53PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2007-05-24 15:52, LI Xin <delphij at delphij.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > It seems that we can not build RELENG_6_2 world with -HEAD userland
> > anymore, after the gcc upgrade.  So the only way to build RELENG_6_2
> > releases is to create a chroot environment for now?
> 
> I think this was never really ``supported''.  It may work, but if it
> breaks nobody is going to fix it.
> 
> What *is* supported and should always work is building CURRENT on the
> latest RELENG_X branch.  But what you are doing is the reverse...

The problem is that running a tinderbox on a CURRENT host and building a
RELENG_X branch is often done.  I understand it's not really supported
but it is a very nice thing to be able to do.

Currently, a RELENG_6 build for a ports tinderbox running on CURRENT is
broken. :(

-- WXS


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