make universe and /etc/src.conf

Eric van Gyzen vangyzen at
Mon Aug 22 16:24:40 UTC 2016

On 08/22/2016 10:47, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> On 8/22/2016 8:27 AM, Glen Barber wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:24:25AM -0500, Eric van Gyzen wrote:
>>> I just tried a "make universe", and all the kernels failed because they couldn't
>>> find the config files.  I had forgotten that I have this in /etc/src.conf:
>>> Since "make universe" is primarily used for build-testing changes in src,
>>> shouldn't it ignore /etc/src.conf (and possibly /etc/src-env.conf), like the
>>> following?  Or is "make universe" used for other purposes for which it really
>>> should read /etc/src*.conf?
> I disagree. Universe has read src.conf for a long time, and not
> make.conf which is more system-specific.  Perhaps you should move your
> KERNCONF* to make.conf.

I'm okay with that.  Thanks for the help.


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