make release: doesn't work for me, getting recursive looping
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sat Jun 18 18:03:59 UTC 2011
On 06/18/11 17:35, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> On 06/18/11 05:15, Hartmann, O. wrote:
>> Try to build a cdrom from most recent CURRENT/amd64 sources.
>> Issuing the follwing command fails the build process looping
>> recursively and indefinitely within the source folder /usr/src/release:
>> make release cdrom CHROOTDIR=/unused/release/9.0/ SVNROOT/usr/src
>> BUILDNAME=9.0-CURRENT RELEASETAG=RELENG_9 NOPORTS=YES NODOC=YES
>> The chrooted folder is empty and as the doc says, it should be the
>> location where the release should be build. Since I do not use CVS
>> anymore, but SVN, I use SVNROOT instead of CVSROOT to point to the
>> location of the sources.
> This is not how release building works anymore. See release(7). If you
> want to do something analagous to the old-style make release, with SVN
> checkouts and a chroot, which you seem to wan to do, you need to use
> generate-release.sh. You can also use make release to build a system
> out of the current source directory by simply doing make release
> NOPORTS=yes NODOC=yes.
> The reason it is hanging is that one of the sub-targets invoked by
> make cdrom requires that make obj be run first. make release protects
> against this, but manually invoking sub-targets does not.
Thanks a lot.
I'm new to this and I remember the old style, but the new one seems to
be more sophisticated and 'clean'.
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