Subject: Re: unable to make build
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/2000 17:43:16
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> this is the way i've usually done things (since it was easier and
> required less reboots), but i thought it was the other way around.  i
> thought one was supposed to build a new kernel first so as to support
> any new features that libraries or binaries might like to make use of.

You do always want to build and install a new kernel first, but if you
want a "make release" to work, as the person at the start of this
thread did, you have to "make build" beforehand.