Compiling /usr/src for different machines in one location...

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Nov 28 13:27:17 GMT 2005

On 2005-11-28 03:01, Forrest Aldrich <forrie at> wrote:

> I have a firewall machine that's slower (it's just a firewall)
> for which I'd like to do a buildworld/buildkernel on another
> faster machine.
> The old machine is a 500mhz 686 class machine, the newer is
> 2.8ghz 686 class.  I don't know that I'd need to adjust the CC
> flags for this, however.
> It's probably in the handbook (I've searched) on how to do this.
> My guess is passing flags to "make" in /usr/src and
> nfs-mounting that from the older machine to perform an
> installworld - provided that is possible in single user mode.

Since these are essentially the same architecture, make sure you
don't use any fancy optimization flags in /etc/make.conf and go
ahead.  Things should work as expected, AFAICT.

- Giorgos

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