CPUTYPE weirdness

Pascal Hofstee caelian at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 12:54:47 UTC 2008

On Thu, 14 Aug 2008 14:35:46 +0200
Pascal Hofstee <caelian at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just installed a fresh FreeBSD/amd64 7.0-RELEASE and trying to
> update to RELENG_7_0.
> I added CPUTYPE ?= core2 to my /etc/src.conf and every call to make
> in /usr/src now gives me the error
> "/usr/src/Makefile.inc1", line 142: CPUTYPE global should be set
> with ?=.
> *** Error code 1
> Anyone has any idea what i am doing wrong here ... this same mechanism
> has worked flawlessly on several other systems (although they were not
> RELENG_7_0) ?

Ok ... minor follow up.
I found one way to "resolve" this problem, which consists of
besides /etc/src.conf also creating an /etc/make.conf that contains a
single "CPUTYPE ?= core2".

Why this seems to be necessary i don't quite understand yet though.

  Pascal Hofstee

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