what happened to make world?

Pietro Cerutti gahr at gahr.ch
Thu Aug 30 12:28:10 PDT 2007

Max Laier wrote:
> On Thursday 30 August 2007, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
>> # make world
>> WARNING: make world will overwrite your existing FreeBSD
>> installation without also building and installing a new
>> kernel.  This can be dangerous.  Please read the handbook,
>> 'Rebuilding world', for how to upgrade your system.
>> Define DESTDIR to where you want to install FreeBSD,
>> including /, to override this warning and proceed as usual.
>> You may get the historical 'make world' behavior by defining
>> HISTORICAL_MAKE_WORLD.  You should understand the implications
>> before doing this.
>> Bailing out now...
>> *** Error code 1
>> Stop in /usr/src.
>> Now, THIS is quite funny... do you really thing that a person with
>> - root access
>> - the knowledge of the existence of "make world"
>> needs this sort of things?
>> I didn't see anything about this new-wave-of-user-friendly-bsd going on
>> the list.. have I missed something?
> And your complaint would be ... what exactly?

I don't want my OS to treat me like a stupid.

Pietro Cerutti

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