Subject: Re: makefs problem [was: Re: Enabling LFS in sysinst (and moving lfs_cleanerd)]
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/01/2006 17:42:03
On 11/1/06, Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Nov 2006, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >> $ nbmake-i386 clean dependall release CDRELEASE=true
> ...
> > I've had a look, and it seems that indeed makefs seems to break things. :(
> Er, wait... it may actually help to pass '-o rockridge' to makefs.
> Investigating, stay tuned!

Yes, it certainly helps.  But then the file names are normalized
somehow and therefore cannot be recognized by the installer.  For
example, kern-GENERIC.tgz becomes kern_generic.tgz, and similarly for
all other names that contain dashes or upper case letters.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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