svn commit: r193040 - stable/7

Andriy Gapon avg at
Fri May 29 18:14:50 UTC 2009

on 29/05/2009 20:25 Niclas Zeising said the following:
> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 29/05/2009 20:09 Niclas Zeising said the following:
>>> Is it possible to get something along this line in 8-CURRENT as well? I
>>> accidentally removed btxld once and when I was building world it stopped
>>> in sys/boot because it was missing. I had to manually build and install
>>> it before i could continue with my buildworld, which was a bit annoying.
>> Short answer: no, it was your fault :-)
>> Long answer: possibly - there are a number of tools that are always used
>> from /usr/obj (so to speak), but some other tools are used that way only
>> if there is a good reason to do so. But I think that we could always use
>> those latter tools from /usr/obj, I don't see why we couldn't.
> Obviously it was my fault, and had it bin cc or make I wouldn't have
> complained, but it's such a small utility, I didn't even know it existed
> or that it was needed... I was just asking, I apologize if I sounded a
> bit angry in the previous mail.

Oh, not at all. I started to wonder myself why such small tools couldn't
always (unconditionally) be build-tools. Would save some hassle in cases
like this. And I don't see any down-side. Anyone?

Andriy Gapon

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