Subject: Re: quick question
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Brian A. Seklecki <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/07/2002 02:49:22
MH> Some may call me careless >:}

MH>..., but on machines I update via source compiled
MH> on themself I do:
MH>  - depending on age of the running system: -o -t (skip thist step
MH>    if the tools are there and not too old)
MH>  - build a kernel
MH>  - boot the kernel
MH>  - -o

...without building w/ DESTDIR at least once, you could potentially impair
your ability to build (tools) again if your first attempt fails.  I think
that's the general idea Thomas Miller was getting at.