Subject: Re: removal of "don't forget to make make depend" messages
To: Mipam <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/29/2003 13:13:19
On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Mipam wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 01:02:06PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> >
> > 1) This isn't network specific, so why tech-net?
> > 2) The message is still very much needed. Why do you think this has
> >    changed?
> I thought it changed because of the documentation about building
> current:
> Look under updating an existing system and there is a procedure
> given how to build the kernel without a make depend.
> I build a kernel following that procedure.
> ../../../../tools/obj/......nbconfig GENERIC
> cd ../compile/GENERIC
> ../../../../../tools/obj/.......nbmake-ARCH
> And the kernel will be compiled after this.
> No make or nbmake depend or anything.
> It's also the way the url given above describes it.

The URL is wrong/overly-simplistic. If you just created the directory, you
can probably get away without the depend step. However if you've
configured and built before, you could well need it.

Take care,