FreeBSD 8.x sysisntall dists

dteske at dteske at
Wed Sep 26 18:41:14 UTC 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Rick Miller
> Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:29 AM
> To: FreeBSD Questions
> Subject: FreeBSD 8.x sysisntall dists
> Hi All,
> I performed a `make release` with FreeBSD 8.3p4 sources that built a
> secondary kernel (called DEBUG).  It ended up in the release inside
> kernels/ as expected.  The install.cfg file includes the line:
> dists=base kernels GENERIC SMP DEBUG doc catpages
> DEBUG was added to the above along with the new release build.  All
> distributions get installed with the exception of DEBUG.  In looking
> through sysinstall sources (I am not much of a C programmer to begin
> with) and it appears as though the sources need to be modified to
> support a new DEBUG distribution.
> I wonder if you might be able to confirm or refute this...

Confirmed. I'll raise a PR with a patch to correct this.

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