Subject: Re: recent -current src/distrib/sets changes
To: David Laight <>
From: Markus W Kilbinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/2003 00:29:01
>>>>> "David" == David Laight <> writes:

    >> 2. The distrib files (base.tgz, comp.tgz etc.) are only
    >>    generated if
    >> not existing! So, if you ' -u release' they will not be
    >> changed anyway!

    David> They have a dependency on the METALOG file, so if nothing
    David> has been rebuilt they won't be regenerated. (If you are
    David> building as root they should be done every time.

Hmm, I've just cvs-updated my 3 days old -current source tree and
' -u release'. It passed successfully, but the existing
base.tgz etc. were not touched! But there were relevant changes within
the source tree...

What METALOG log files are relevant for distrib file creation?