CPUTYPE weirdness

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 14 13:09:55 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 02:35:46PM +0200, Pascal Hofstee 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) ?

1) Remove the space after the word "CPUTYPE", e.g.:


You can put a tab after the "=" if you want, e.g.:

	CPUTYPE?=	core2

2) According to some very old mail I have (will dig it up if you want),
Core2Duo users should be using CPUTYPE?=nocona.

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