Subject: Re: quick question
To: Brian A. Seklecki <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/05/2002 14:26:49
On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 12:21:34AM -0400, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
  | ...i finally got yesterday's sources to build on sparc64.  i added a -D
  | and -R flag to as not to trash the working snapshot until i could
  | confirm a successful build.
  | now, as the process is time consuming, what's the best way to go about
  | installing?  here are the obvious scenerios:
  | *) cp -rp the entire tree from the -D dir into / (possibly overwriting
  | files)

Extract the tar files that were built into RELEASEDIR/binary/sets.
Of course, be careful with etc.tgz... :)
Run "cd /usr/src ; ./etc/postinstall check"  (and possibly
"postinstall fix") after doing that.

  | *) boot single user mode and run sysinst from the -R dir and install from
  | 'local disk'

Well, that lets you test sysinst I suppose :)

  | *) re-run w/o the -R or -D flag (which will in turn run 'make
  | cleandir') which will be very time consuming.