Source update problems

Joe Altman fj at
Thu Aug 21 14:52:16 PDT 2003

On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 12:33:15AM +0100, geek wrote:
> I have a problem to update my source!
> This is my supfile:
> *default
> *default base=/usr
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> src-all
> and my procediment was that:
> root# cvsup -g -L2 SRCSUPFILE
> root# make buildworld
> root# make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
> root# make installkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
> root# make installworld
> root# mergemaster
> root# reboot
> i do "cvsup -g -L2 SRCSUPFILE" right, but when i make make
> buildworld the answer was: make: don't know how to make
> buildworld. Stop!

If you cd to /usr/src/ you will find a Makefile that will give you
a step-by-step means of updating world. The only thing it leaves out
is the -j4 flag to make buildworld.

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