Subject: Re: Confusion about making 1.2-current sources
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/06/1997 13:54:02
Brian Buhrow writes:
> from  /usr/src/share with DESTDIR set to the directory I want the new world
> to be built in, it stops because it says none of the destination
> directories exist, i.e. $DESTDIR/usr/share/dict.  No duh!!  I've had this
> trouble before and have always solved it by simply making the directories by
> hand.  However, that is error prone and I'd like to stop doing that.
> Surely there must be a way to build the NetBSD directory structure in order
> for all of these install  things to work.  Could someone tell me the
> probably very simple way of initializing the NetBSD installation tree?

Look at the Makefile in src/etc -- it will tell you what you need to