Subject: Re: groff/-current build problems
To: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/08/2002 18:41:10
On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 11:46:50PM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
| Root's crontab and /root files are in "etc.tgz", so just don't install
| that; use "etcupdate" instead. The really annoying thing about that
| method is that you have to build "sysinstall" and all the alternate
| kernels, when you really only want the sets. It would be nice if "make
| release" were factored so that you could easily make just the sets,
| or just sysinstall (plus INSTALL kernels), or just the other kernels.
After a "make build" (or equivalent), do:
# populate $DESTDIR with various config files
# make the sets
It is not necessary to build the kernels (which is performed by the
"snap_kern" target in etc/Makefile) to build the release .tar.gz sets...