Subject: BEWARE: don't build in-space
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/20/1997 08:01:36
Just a warning for all poor lost souls darefull like me:

While it always (ah, nearly always) worked; with the current directory
changes you probably can't update a system in-space by "make install"
without a DESTDIR set. No matter how new your new kernel is and what
/usr/share/mk stuff you did install - it will most probably completly
fuck up your system.

You can recover without external help though - but it takes time and is