ident name and kernel 10

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Aug 12 08:53:06 UTC 2014

On Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:12:47 +0100, Jamie Griffin wrote:
> If you haven't updated your sources and at the same revision from 
> previous buildworld, you can just compile and install a new kernel if 
> you want to make changes, can't you? e.g. you don't have to buildworld 
> everytime, unless you've updated the source tree?

Correct. As long as world and kernel are in sync, you can
build and install as many kernels as you like. This is
also reflected in the "uname -v" output, for example
"FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #1" indicates that this is the 2nd
kernel built for that particular version (#0 would have
been the first).

It's possible to just re-do "make kernel KERNCONF=FOO"
several times after changing something in the kernel
configuration. No need for buildworld here.

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