Subject: Re: Upgrade from 1.5.x to -current on alpha
To: Greywolf <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/17/2002 15:44:31
Greywolf said:

>Umno, I don't buy this.

>If DESTDIR=/ is that broke, it shouldn't be permitted at all.

>I *avoid* DESTDIR=/ just out of common sense (that and I've been bit
>by crt0.o blowing up all subsequent compilations when I do that),
>but it should not just fail, I don't think.  If it does fail,
>why do we permit it?

I've been exclusively using DESTDIR=/ since 1994. Works fine foe me.

1. Build and install new kernel. Reboot.
2. Make build.
3. Reboot.

Rick Kelly