OT: Tinderbox and kernel building

Da Rock freebsd-ports at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Sat Jan 14 09:01:34 UTC 2012

On 01/14/12 18:41, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 14/01/2012 02:04, Da Rock wrote:
>> Anyway, one can use Tinderbox to build port packages for users; but can
>> it be used to build kernel binaries too? Or maybe I'm just off my rocker...
> Not by using the tinderbox software available in ports as
> ports-mgmt/tinderbox. That is all about building ports.
> There is a 'tinderbox' used for testing buildworld that e-mails
> freebsd-stable at ... et al when something breaks the build.  Which is a
> different instance of the generic concept of a 'Tinderbox.' I'm not
> aware of it being available as a code release or from ports.
> If you want to build your own installation media see release(7).
> There's instructions on building your own freebsd-update server
> here:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/freebsd-update-server/index.html
Ah! Thanks for that- hadn't noticed that one as yet.

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