installing world on sparc64

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Tue Apr 20 10:29:12 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 06:16:26PM +0100, Mat Ford wrote:
> I've just got 5.2.1-RELEASE running on my Ultra10 without problems. I'm
> wondering if it's safe to cvsup and do:
> cd /usr/src
> make -j4 buildworld
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC
> make installkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC
> make installworld
> mergemaster
> fastboot
> portupgrade -arP
> Is this sane on the Sparc64 platform? I'm familiar with this process on
> i386.

If you were planning to do a cvsup to -current before doing that you
shouldn't do it that way the first time.  The time_t type was changed
after the 5.2.1-RELEASE came out.  For the first pass at doing an
upgrade read and follow /usr/src/UPDATING.64BTT.

After you are past the 64-bit time_t transition the above procedure
works fine.  I do it all the time, except that you don't need to
include KERNCONF=GENERIC (that's the default).

						Ken Smith
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