Subject: Re: Upgrade from 1.5.x to -current on alpha
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/16/2002 23:21:34
On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:

: DESTDIR is set to / because it has no better default value, imo.  i'd
: prefer if needed some special switch to accept it and print
: warning if it's not set and DESTDIR still points to /

It already fails if the architecture or host OS doesn't match, so that you
won't completely hose a system which is not appropriate for DESTDIR=/.  It
would be nontrivial, but feasible, to add a check that the currently running
kernel version >= the version.  This would be the "most
correct" fix....

-- Todd Vierling (