Subject: Re: quick question
To: Brian A. Seklecki <>
From: Thomas Miller <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/06/2002 09:48:43
On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 01:28:31AM -0400, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> ...per Julio Merino's suggestion, it seems that the best route is to build
> once with a DESTDIR, verify your source tree builds completely, then build
> again w/o DESTDIR but w/ the -u flag, as to not clear objects, but install
> the compiled binaries.
> ...then etcupdate
> ...then usr/src/etc/postinstall
> -lava

What method do you use to "verify your source tree builds completely?"

Why is it necessary to run both etcupdate and /usr/src/etc/postinstall?
(I thought they both did essentially the same thing. . . .)  Does it
make any difference which is run first?  Why?