On Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:47:56 -0600, Benjamin Kaduk <ka...@mit.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:38:30PM +0000, Glen Barber wrote: > > > > Random thought: > > > > Brought up out-of-band, can you try this from a memstick.img and your > > already-built userland/kernel to do what you had originally tried to > > install the system? > > > > # make -C /usr/src WITHOUT_SYSTEM_COMPILER=1 DESTDIR=/wherever installworld > > > > I think this is why cc(1)/clang(1) is not being used from /usr/obj, and > > you don't have a compiler to compile the compiler. > > Sorry for jumping in late, and thanks for bringing this up -- I was surprised > that we had gone so long without someone making the claim that a compiler > should not be necessary for installworld/installkernel (as was my > understanding). > If indeed a compiler is necessary for those (perhaps only under certain > circumstances such as those experienced by Oliver) it would be good to > understand > why. > > -Ben > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" That may be a reason to develop the not-specific (sorry...) idea that installworld should install to a small duplicate of where it Does, and complete, before the Actual installworld so that if the latter cannot complete, a small rescue shell with rsync embedded or an equivalent can copy the bare-minimum set of files over the mixture of new and old... which I have had to several times do more or less piecemeal, and more often than not sufficed to bring the system back whole. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"