Subject: Re: Build System Changes Backed Out
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/31/1997 16:53:35
On Sat, 31 May 1997 15:58:08 -0700 
 Ted Lemon <> wrote:

 > Sigh.   I dunno.   I managed to do a complete Alpha build on
 > Wednesday.   I think I ran into two problems.   I like the idea of
 > being able to do a build without corrupting the existing system, and I
 > suspect that it will never be possible to make it all work with zero
 > impact on anybody.   But I guess we'll see what happens...

It's actually possible to do that with the old build system, and I
do it whenever I make a binary snapshot of the hp300 port.  All you
need to do is set DESTDIR to something, and run "make build".

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