Moving sources (base/ports) from /usr

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Wed May 20 10:08:44 UTC 2020

On Wed, 20 May 2020 11:52:00 +0200
Ede Wolf <listac at> wrote:

>  > 	That makes sense it isn't being picked up by make.
> Sure, once you think about it.
> But here is the strange part. I've exported SOURCEDIR via /etc/profile 

	Which means that it will be picked up by /bin/sh.

> and it is set. However, mergemaster does not recognize it.
> Then I export the same variable again on the command line and it works:

	By default root login uses /bin/csh which doesn't load /etc/profile
but rather /etc/csh.cshrc and /etc/csh.login.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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