Customizing a 'make release'...

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Sun Feb 29 10:20:28 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 09:43:38PM -0800, Peter Losher wrote:
> (If this question is better served on another list, let me know)
> I am trying to come up with a custom FreeBSD ISO w/ my personal 
> preferences (no integrated OpenSSH, Heimdal, or Sendmail)  I have been 
> working off of  
>, and 
> /usr/bin/time sh -c 'make release CHROOTDIR=/hog0/release NODOC=YES
> RELEASETAG=RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE' | & tee /tmp/release.log
> Now my understanding is that 'make release' honors the variables set 
> in /etc/make.conf, where I have:
> -=-
> -=-
> After creating the binaries and the ISO image, installing the OS on a new 
> box results in a sendmail-less install, but it still has all the OpenSSH 
> and Heimdal bits included.  Do I needed to declare NO_OPENSSH and 
> NO_KERBEROS on the 'make release' command line?

It shoudn't be requered. Your guess is a good as mine as to way it still
build openssh.

> Also, is there any way to change the default bits the install process -  
> like the default auto-partition (I prefer to leave the /var partition 
> with the remaining space instead of /usr as it is now), and have it 
> automatically install certain packages instead of asking.
> Thanks in advance for any advice you can pass along...

Yes there is. See man sysinstall for more information on this.


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