Subject: Re: Building userland sources
To: Scott Crumpler <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/30/2005 20:41:38
On 7/30/05, Scott Crumpler <> wrote:
> I've updated my kernel sources from 2.0 to 2.0.2, and I'd like to also
> rebuild the userland tools as well.  I used the script to
> actually build all of the sources and that went fine, but now I want to
> install them and I can't figure out which options.  When I used the -D
> option and set the destination directory to /, it warned me that this
> was only available if I also used the expert option.
> Would I be safe in installing the updated userland binaries that way?

You really only want to do that in single user mode.

I find it more convenient to do a release with, so you get
the .tgz sets. You can even use sysinst to upgrade that way if you
want, or do it by hand in single user mode.