Subject: Re: mount*(8) linked as one binary ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2000 14:50:54
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On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 05:23:32PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On 27 Oct 2000, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > In particular, the flaw is that it's yet another thing that requires
> > BSDSRCDIR to be set.
> > Really, BSDSRCDIR is broken. The source tree should not need to know
> > where it currently lives, in order to build with full capabilities.
> > Requiring that defeats use of NFS in many situations, makes moving
> > source trees harder, etc.
> What's the problem, really? It looks to me like just one more thing to
> set in /etc/mk.conf or on the command line.
You're assuming one src directory per machine. No, cgd is right: the=20
damned src tree should, somehow, find out where it is itself.
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