Subject: Re: build failing
To: David Hopper <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/06/2003 21:14:10
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 08:25:18PM -0700, David Hopper wrote:
  | I do hope everyone will forgive my griping this once...  But I have always 
  | understood the intention of the system to be completely 
  | self-hosting.  Is this just an unrealistic goal?  Why does the build 
  | environment consistently depend upon the state of my userland?

It shouldn't matter if you're building to DESTDIR != "/" .

However, somethimes builds can get confused by stale information in
DESTDIR or the .OBJDIR; cleaning these out usually fixes the problem.