Subject: Re: updating a single binary
To: Current Users <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/2002 19:56:29
On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 05:58:08PM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Once upon a time, I could cd to /usr/src/whatever/foo and do a make install
> there.  This was nice because it allowed me to update single binaries
> without doing a full build (useful on small machines).
> I just installed a new kernel on a router and noticed that ipf no longer
> works (I'm hoping it's just the version difference).  I grabbed the sources,
> but couldn't build the ipf binary in the old way.
> Is there a way to update a few binaries only or do I have to run
> and wait for a week?

Found the answer.. at least for some binaries

  make USETOOLS=no

seems to do the trick.