Subject: Re: New target in Makefile? build-kernel ?
To: Rasputin <>
From: Samuel Tardieu <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/09/2002 14:04:12
On  9/08, Rasputin wrote:

| > Yes, it does look a lot like FreeBSD so if this is to be added why not 
| > use the same naming as FreeBSD so that people that use both won't get 
| > confused? FreeBSD uses this naming:
| >   make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYCONF
| >   make installkernel KERNCONF=MYCONF
| > (And if KERNCONF is not specified GENERIC will be used.)
| Yes, but the 
| config SOnSO
| cd ../compile/SonSO
| make depend && make
| process is common to all BSDs, isn't it? FreeBSd still supports that
| (or did last time I used it), so I don't see a compatibility problem
| really.

They are not equivalent: in FreeBSD, "make buildkernel" is usually done
after a "make buildworld" and uses the newly built utilities.