make doesn't know how to make KERNCONF

Gerardo Paredes gerardon_paredes at
Sun Nov 16 07:55:58 PST 2008

> From: Polytropon <freebsd at>
> Subject: Re: make doesn't know how to make KERNCONF
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Date: Saturday, November 15, 2008, 8:46 AM
> On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 10:23:50 -0500, Lowell Gilbert
> <freebsd-questions-local at> wrote:
> > No, the shell isn't interpreting anything in that
> command line (the
> > variable assignment is interpreted by make itself), so
> the command is
> > fine.  Maybe the sources aren't completely
> installed?  If I were trying
> > to exercise my psychic technical support powers, I
> might guess that the
> > system makefiles weren't installed.
> Check /usr/src/Makefile, /usr/src/Makefile.inc1 and
> /usr/src/release/Makefile. These files should be up to
> date when doing a correct update (or at least they should
> get installed by installing the "src"
> distribution).

i am using csh and the files you mention are there.
I checked them because i were trying to figure out what is happening.


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