Subject: Re: make problem - march 27 sources
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Randy Terbush <sierra!randy>
Date: 03/30/1994 07:14:00
Tom Crockett writes:
> Well, in spite of carefully reading Chris's warnings re: the new sources
> (beginning March 27) I managed to wrongly interpret what he meant by:
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: more things that you need to do...
> >Date: Sun, 27 Mar 94 17:53:05 -0800
> >before building and installing new libraries (and binaries compiled
> >from them), be *sure* to install a new kernel...
I interpreted this to mean *first*, build and install a new kernel. I
did, and it worked fine.
> >From: "Chris G. Demetriou" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: Mark_Weaver@brown.edu
> >cc: "Chris G. Demetriou" <email@example.com>,
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Subject: Re: various stuff -- current sources, sun-lamp, changes...
> >Date: Sun, 27 Mar 94 19:27:24 -0800
> >> 2. Build/install/boot kernel
> >> 3. Install share/mk and includes
> >> 1. Build/install compiler tools and config
> >> 4. Build/install libraries
> >> 5. Build/install everything else
> >> Correct? If so, feel free to forward this to the list.
> >That should be mostly correct.
> >there shouldn't be any changes that require you to rebuild the
> >compiler tools, as long as your previous -current was relatively
I changed the above order to the order I have been doing it, with the
exception of building the kernel first which Chris suggested. I am at
the stage of building everything, and despite the fact that it has
been compiling *all* night, it is still compiling.
(make World in X11 also)
> I think that what was meant was be sure to build and install a
> kernel using the newly installed include and mk files. *BUT* do
> this before building anything else like the libs, binaries, and
> so on...
As far as I can tell, the kernel build does not touch anything outside
of the /usr/src/sys tree.
> Otherwise programs like make will simply segmentation fault all
> over your screen when you try to build anything. This is not a
> good thing and is where I find myself now.
> My system was current at March 26. The only only binaries and libs
> I can find (sun-lamp & iastate) are from March 5 and don't like the
> later stuff. Suggestions?
Grab some binaries....