Ngie Cooper (yaneurabeya) yaneurabeya at
Sat May 7 07:35:18 UTC 2016

(Replying because I kicked the hornet’s nest when my build failed)
Hi Ben,

> On May 7, 2016, at 00:27, Ben Woods <woodsb02 at> 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.
>> Glen
> Hi Glen,
> 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?

The naming is very confusing. It should be:

- MK_INSTALLEXTRAKERNELS=no -> only install one
- MK_INSTALLEXTRAKERNELS=yes -> install multiple, as gjb@ described above.

Since I kicked the hornet’s nest (and imp@ complained about the NO_*), I’ll introduce a new WITH/WITHOUT option for this and release/ can use it.


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