Invalid information in make.conf for FreeBSD 5.2 RELEASE

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Feb 23 22:19:41 PST 2004

[This has nothing to do with ports...]

On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 10:07:32PM -0800, Keith Davis wrote:
> I copied the example make.conf to my /etc directory and modified it to 
> my system settings. However, in make.conf, under the CVSUP section, it 
> specifies to edit supfile settings and then run make update in /usr/src. 
> However,  when i cd to /usr/src and run make update it reports "make: 
> don't know how to make update. Stop". Just thought that it would be 
> important to either fix this or remove it as it might lead to a source 
> of confusion for newbies trying to update sources.

It sounds like you don't have a valid source tree in /usr/src since the
copy I have contains an update target.  Without that you won't be able
to run "make update".

-- Brooks

Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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