make depend

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Aug 23 16:59:15 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 04:49:52PM -0700, Desmond Lee wrote:
> Hello
> I'm trying to upgrade from freebsd 4.4 to 4.8. I just finished doing the
> 'make -j 4 buildworld' command and am now going to compile the kernel as
> part of the process to upgrade.  The next thing I do is a 'make
> buildkernel  KERNCONF=MYKERN' and then I want to do a 'make
> installkernel KERNCONF=MYKERN' after. However, when I do the 'make
> buildkernel KERNCONF=MYKERN' it gives me a message at the beginning
> saying: "Don't forget to do a 'make depend'. 
> I am wondering, should I just go ahead and do the 'make installkernel
> KERNCONF=MYKERN' command without doing any make depend?

Yep, 'make buildkernel' does the depend itself as one of the steps.

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