Subject: Re: objdirs and readonly /usr/src
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/25/2004 12:29:09
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On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 08:55:41PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 06:38:41PM +0000, Dick Davies wrote:
> > /dev/wd0a on / type ffs (local)
> > kernfs on /kern type kernfs (local)
> > lb.tenfour:/usr/src on /usr/src type nfs (read-only)
> > lb.tenfour:/usr/pkgsrc on /usr/pkgsrc type nfs (read-only)
> >=20
> > I've just tried a
> >=20
> > ./ -M /usr/obj tools and that seems to be chugging away
> > merrily so I'll see how that goes. Whats the equivalent mk.conf for
> > -M ?
> You can't set this in mk.conf, as the script won't parse it.
> I created small wrappers which calls with the right options for =

More to the point (for everyone else who is watching), the problem with=20
putting it in mk.conf is that the obj dir has been chosen by the time we=20
look in /etc/mk.conf, so nothing in there can effect the obj dir.

Take care,


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