To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Ted Spradley <email@example.com>
Date: 09/15/1998 00:15:05
> >I tried "make build" in /usr/src, and it choogled along for a while, but
> >then quit when it failed to find something called "compile_et". I'm sure
> >there's something more I should have done, but where do I find out what?
> By the time "make build" got that far, it had overwritten your
> /usr/share/mk with new bsd.*.mk files. Those may work properly with
> your 1.3.2 make, or they may try and use new features which aren't in
> the old 1.3.2 make binary.
Oops! I'd better make sure I have backups of the source tree so I don't
have to sup it all again in case I have to re-install from the binaries.
> >> > I tried "make build" in /usr/src, and it choogled along for a while, but
> >> > then quit when it failed to find something called "compile_et".
> >> Hmmm. It shouldn't have done that. Did you forget, perhaps, to unpack
> >> the secr set when you built your machine?
> >Hmmm. Maybe that's it.
> It shouldn't have even tried to build compile_et unless you already
> had a /usr/src/domestic. You may have gotten an empty
> /usr/src/domestic (with the right permissions) just by installing the
> snapshot. If so, that's arguably a bug in /usr/src/Makefile, and
> a PR is in order.
I think what happened here is that I skipped the security stuff when I
installed the binaries, but I do have it in the sources.