Subject: Re: Cross-building on FreeBSD 4.x
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/31/2003 22:34:43
On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 05:17:29PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> "Valeriy E. Ushakov" <email@example.com> writes:
> > . build.sh build - works but when postinstall checks are run PR 20061
> > manifests, though it's harmless. it's arguable that when building
> > into DESTDIR != / postinstall checks should not be run anyway.
> I'd agree that should be yanked.
Why? You could quite easily be installing into the root filesystem
of a diskless system - as I did today.
FWIW it failed to create /etc/groups or /etc/master.passwd
I haven't yet managed to get the diskless clent to find a kernel :-(
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org