>From Simon J. Gerraty:
> > Thomas Mueller <mueller6...@twc.com> wrote:
> > For building the system, MAKESYSPATH should be $SRCDIR/share/mk , to be in
> > sync.
> > I tried "make -V MAKESYSPATH" from several SRCDIRs, and that's what
> > happened.
> Yes. If you look at share/mk/src.sys.env.mk
> it detects that it was found via a .../ path, and replaces it in
> MAKESYSPATH with the actual location - otherwise some makefiles break.
> > So maybe I have to set MAKESYSPATH every time I am in ports, don't
> > know if this would work from /etc/make.conf (need to experiment).
> Probably not, because sys.mk will have already been found before that
> ie. the damage may already have been done
> > I wonder what would happen if there is no FreeBSD installation at all
> > on partition where ports tree is located.
> An error like:
> make: no system rules (sys.mk).
I go into /BETA1/usr/ports/ports-mgmt/synth , run
env MAKESYSPATH make all-depends-list
and then it seems to work correctly with no syntax error in
Maybe I need to file a bug.
What happens if src, ports and doc trees are installed on an NFS share, where
there would be no FreeBSD installation?
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