Haven't been able to make world in about a year
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Feb 28 11:17:16 PST 2006
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 10:30:16AM -0600, Donald J. O'Neill wrote:
> > > Could you explain the logic of running mergemaster -p, when you
> > > have nothing to run it on. /usr/obj was blown away at the beginning
> > > of the buildworld sequence. What are you going to check at that
> > > point? Please take a look at the handbook for the sequence that
> > > things should occur in. I would say look at /usr/src/UPDATING, but
> > > their sequence doesn't include installing the kernel anymore.
> > He means to run mergemaster -p before make installworld, as in the
> > instructions quoted at the top of this email and in
> > /usr/src/UPDATING. Also, the documented sequence *does* include
> > installing the kernel, so I don't know what you mean there either.
> > Kris
> He may mean that, but it's not what he said. I went by what he said.
OK, but you were still confused, because mergemaster doesn't need a
populated /usr/obj to do its thing (only a source tree). You can run
it at any time, before during or after your buildworld.
> make kernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE 
> <reboot in single user> 
> mergemaster -p 
> make installworld
> make delete-old
> mergemaster -i 
> I just don't see where it says "make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL.
> It used to. That's where I got my original procedure from as the
> handbook at the time was somewhat confusing. Now the procedure in the
> handbook is better.
'make kernel' = 'make buildkernel' + 'make installkernel'
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