On Tue, 30 Jun 2015, John-Mark Gurney wrote:

> Jeffrey Bouquet wrote this message on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 04:10 -0700:
> > If I've a spare /mnt/usr/src , it seems buildworld quite
> > soon fails, where it otherwise may succeed in /usr/src. Any CLI parameters 
> > or
> > the build system is hardcoded enough so that there will always be problems?
> Doing a buildworld from a source tree not located in /usr/src works
> and I do it all the time...  There is nothing special, simple
> buildworld just works...

Indeed.  There is a slight catch if you want to perform installworld and
the upgrade procedure from that location, namely that the -m argument to
mergemaster is needed, but the buildworld itself just works.

-Ben Kaduk
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