svn commit: r186678 - head/usr.sbin/mergemaster
sam at freebsd.org
Thu Jan 1 16:45:43 PST 2009
Doug Barton wrote:
> Sam Leffler wrote:
>> Doug Barton wrote:
>>> 1. Switch to using the top level (e.g., /usr/src) Makefile, and specify
>>> that we should use the *.mk files from the source directory instead of
>>> the installed versions.  This allows easier cross builds and
>>> simplifies (or in some cases permits) upgrading.
>> I believe you changed the meaning of the -m flag so it now requires a
>> pathname to the src tree and not src/etc. This breaks existing usage.
>> In the PR I filed there was a follow-on patch from Bjoern that amended
>> my suggestion to instead add a -M option to set the source tree. I
>> thought that was an improvement over my hack. In lieu of that you might
>> want to examine the pathname supplied to -m to try to provide backwards
>> compatibility by stripping any /etc suffix on the path.
> The version in bin/96528 from ru had a better fix for this issue, but
> thanks for thinking of it. :)
That's nice to know. Unfortunately what's in HEAD doesn't seem to work
for my cross-install setup. Did you test using the recipe in my PR? I
am debugging; could be a local problem.
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