Glen Barber gjb at
Sat May 7 07:34:33 UTC 2016

On Sat, May 07, 2016 at 09:27:54AM +0200, Ben Woods wrote:
> On Saturday, 7 May 2016, Glen Barber <gjb at> wrote:
> > With 'installkernel', the first kernel listed in KERNCONF is installed
> > as the default (/boot/kernel), and subsequent kernels are installed with
> > the kernel name included in the path (/boot/kernel.${INSTKERNNAME}).  In
> > both cases (source-based upgrades and with pkgbase), the behavior will
> > remain the same.
> >
> With the recent commit mentioned previously, only the first kernel listed
> in KERNCONF is installed unless make.conf contains the following line:
> This affects both source-based upgrades (make installkernel) and package
> building (make packages).
> Is this the desired behaviour?

As far as I am aware, yes.  I've CC'd glebius@ to confirm.  In both
cases, the "behavior" should be the same, regardless.  I think I'm
looking at the question from a different way than you are asking though.


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