On Sat, May 07, 2016 at 12:08:28AM +0200, Ben Woods wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> The commit in r299088 changes the behaviour for building multiple kernels
> when the KERNCONF value contains multiple (space-separated) kernel conf
> names.
> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=299088
> When PkgBase was announced by Glen Barber in March, note 4 of his email
> stated that multiple kernels would be built and packaged if multiple are
> listed in KERNCONF.
> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-pkgbase/2016-March/000032.html
> Can I please clarify the desired behaviour so that I can update the PkgBase
> wiki article accordingly? I personally think it is quite a neat feature to
> build multiple kernels if they are listed in KERNCONF.

With 'installkernel', the first kernel listed in KERNCONF is installed
as the default (/boot/kernel), and subsequent kernels are installed with
the kernel name included in the path (/boot/kernel.${INSTKERNNAME}).  In
both cases (source-based upgrades and with pkgbase), the behavior will
remain the same.


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