Subject: Re: groff/-current build problems
To: Ronald van der Pol <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/07/2002 14:28:30
On Sat, 7 Dec 2002 14:15:23 +0100
Ronald van der Pol <> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 13:24:22 -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > In fact, if you try to build using the top-level Makefile and without
> > setting DESTDIR, ...
> I am still confused about the safest way to rebuild NetBSD. In FreeBSD
> I do 'make buildworld' and if that finishes without problems a
> 'make installworld'. What is a safe way to rebuild NetBSD?

Using a DESTDIR, and then making the tgz sets (by "hand") to install them
over the system. This way, if the build fails, you will broke nothing.

Take a look at pkgsrc/sysutils/sysbuild, which eases things (specially
building the sets).


Julio Merino ( <>