Subject: Re: installing of etc wished for...
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From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Stefan_Kr=FCger?= <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/29/2004 17:59:36
Barry Bouwsma wrote:
> [keep replies on the list, not to me, to avoid bounces, thanks.
>  I'll catch up later from the archives]
> Hi,
hi there,

> Is there a `' target that I can use, similar to `install=foo',
> which will not only install everying that `install=' does, but also
> the `etc' goodies?
IIRC no, you can either use ./ [...] sets (this will create, 
among others, etc.tar.gz) or make DESTDIR=/your_destdir distribution in 
/usr/src/etc, though I honestly don't know if this will work

> If not, what is the recommended way to install everything to a virginal
> brand-new installation after a distribution build?  Ideally without
> a `release' build that seems to cause me problems with too many kernels.
I'd create sets and use them...

> (This is for a crossbuild, and as noted, a first-time install, so I
> have no pre-existing /DESTDIR/etc to worry about wiping out, but I
> sure would like to have it installed.  I've hacked the maketars file
> to do what I want successfully, but I'd rather have a Real Solution.)
> thanks,
> barry bouwsma
hope this helps,