Subject: Re: Going from 1.2 to -current
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 09/26/1997 14:39:34
>* You cannot use the 1.2 make(1) to "make includes" in a -current source
> tree, because the Makefiles use some of the new features in
>* You can't use the new mk.* files because your 1.2 make(1) doesn't properly
> grok them.
>* You can't build a new make(1) because you need to "make includes".
>* (see the first bullet above)
>This is why I said that life is easier when you just snag a make(1) out of
>the snapshot. Hand-installing the -current includes is not my idea of
hmm...i think what i did was option number 4, aka
* build -current make (with 1.2 toolchain) and then start installing
mk.* stuff, and other stuff...
>Anyway, the point is.. it's not intuitive how you would do this relatively
>cleanly in 50 keystrokes or less. What I did worked.
i just sat and planned it out. i didn't wanna compile myself into a
i remade make and config, then built my new kernel, and then continued
on in much the same manner you did. i was expecting problems (since
there had been so much discussion on this list) but didn't have any...
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