Subject: Re: iso-image
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/01/2007 13:27:06
On Sun, 01 Apr 2007, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> regarding the iso-image target, in BUILDING it says:
Does the following patch to BUILDING.mdoc look accurate?
--apb (Alan Barrett)
--- doc/BUILDING.mdoc 26 Mar 2007 17:35:06 -0000 1.48
+++ doc/BUILDING.mdoc 1 Apr 2007 11:23:31 -0000
@@ -952,17 +952,33 @@
be set (see above).
-Create a CD-ROM image in
-.Sy RELEASEDIR/MACHINE Ns Pa /installation/cdrom .
-RELEASEDIR must already have been populated by
+installation CD-ROM image in the
+.Sy RELEASEDIR Ns Pa /iso
+A CD-ROM created from the image should be bootable, and
+contains everything needed to install or upgrade a
+(distribution sets, kernels, the
+menu-based installation program),
+as well as tools that are intended to be useful to repair a damaged system.
+Note that other, smaller, CD-ROM images may be created in the
+.Sy RELEASEDIR/MACHINE Ns Pa /installation/cdrom
+.Dq "make release" .
+These smaller images contain the same tools as the larger images in
+.Sy RELEASEDIR Ns Pa /iso ,
+but do not contain additional content such as the distribution sets.
+.Dq make iso-image
+is attempted, RELEASEDIR must be populated by
.Dq make release
-This requires the
-.Xr mkisofs 1
-utility, which is not part of
-but which can be installed from
-.Pa pkgsrc/sysutils/cdrtools .
.It Sy regression-tests
Can only be run after building the regression tests in the directory
@@ -1472,8 +1488,8 @@
.Xr hier 7 ,
.Xr release 7 ,
.Xr etcupdate 8 ,
-.Xr postinstall 8 ,
+.Xr postinstall 8
+.\" sysinst has no man page