Subject: Re: Ok, so just how has changed?
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/2003 20:42:46
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On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 11:20:41AM -0800, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
> Oh, now I remember: I saw that message and it said "this commit
> message" and it was empty after that (i.e. no commit message
> attached.)

well, the commit message is attached and i can read it without a single
problem (mutt).

> OK, off I go to try to find the commit message. Arrgh.

here it is:

  From: Luke Mewburn <>
  Subject: CVS commit: src
  Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 18:24:09 +0200 (EET)
  Module Name:	src
  Committed By:	lukem
  Date:		Thu Jan 23 16:24:09 UTC 2003
  Modified Files:
  	src: BUILDING
  	src/doc: BUILDING.mdoc
  Log Message:
  Rework how functions, so that command line options set various
  parameters, and a list of "operations" defines what to do.
  The full usage is show below.  Notes:
  	`-b' has been deprecated (it always occurs now)
  	`-d' is replaced by "distribution"
  	`-R rel' onlys sets RELEASEDIR; use "release" to build a release
  	`-k kern' has been replaced by "kernel=3Dkern"
  	`-i idir' has been replaced by "install=3Didir"
  	-r now occurs before nbmake is rebuilt
  Add a copyright (long due!).  Rework the code to (a KNF inspired) ShellNF.
  Use functions appropriately.  Allow `nb' prefix to be easily changed to
  something else.  Solve world peace (just kidding)
  This is part of the (never achievable) goal of attempting to make
  NetBSD easier to build...
    --8<--  new usage follows  --8<--
  Usage: [-EnorUu] [-a arch] [-B buildid] [-D dest] [-j njob] [-M =
  		[-m mach] [-O obj] [-R release] [-T tools] [-V var=3D[value]]
  		[-w wrapper]   [operation [...] ]
   System build operations (all imply "obj" and "tools"):
      build		Run "make build"
      distribution	Run "make distribution" (includes etc/ files)
      release		Run "make release" (includes kernels & distrib media)
   Other operations:
      obj			Run "make obj" (default unless -o)
      tools 		Build and install tools
      kernel=3Dconf		Build kernel with config file `conf'
      install=3Didir	Run "make installworld" to `idir'
  			(useful after 'distribution' or 'release')
      -a arch	Set MACHINE_ARCH to arch (otherwise deduced from MACHINE)
      -B buildId	Set BUILDID to buildId
      -D dest	Set DESTDIR to dest
      -E		Set "expert" mode; disables some DESTDIR checks
      -j njob	Run up to njob jobs in parallel; see make(1)
      -M obj	Set obj root directory to obj (sets MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX)
      -m mach	Set MACHINE to mach (not required if NetBSD native)
      -n		Show commands that would be executed, but do not execute them
      -O obj	Set obj root directory to obj (sets a MAKEOBJDIR pattern)
      -o		Set MKOBJDIRS=3Dno (do not create objdirs at start of build)
      -R release	Set RELEASEDIR to release
      -r		Remove contents of TOOLDIR and DESTDIR before building
      -T tools	Set TOOLDIR to tools.  If unset, and TOOLDIR is not set in
  		the environment, nbmake will be (re)built unconditionally.
      -U		Set UNPRIVED
      -u		Set UPDATE
      -V v=3D[val]	Set variable `v' to `val'
      -w wrapper	Create nbmake script as wrapper
  		(default: ${TOOLDIR}/bin/nbmake-${MACHINE})
  To generate a diff of this commit:
  cvs rdiff -r1.21 -r1.22 src/BUILDING
  cvs rdiff -r1.83 -r1.84 src/
  cvs rdiff -r1.8 -r1.9 src/doc/BUILDING.mdoc
  Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
  copyright notices on the relevant files.


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