On 22-Jan-01 John Baldwin wrote:
> On 22-Jan-01 Donald J . Maddox wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 10:49:30PM -0800, Peter Wemm wrote:
>>> Argh! I wish people would stop using buildkernel! :-(  It calls config(8)
>>> in such a way that buries the warning messages where people dont see.
>>> config(8) is meant to be used interactively :-(
>> Is there another target that will get a kernel built with new tools
>> in /usr/obj rather than old, previously installed binaries?
> Rarely if ever do you need the new tools.  The only cases are for a binutils
> upgrade that is not backwards compatible (such as the 2.9 -> 2.10 upgrade),
> or
> if you need a newer version of config, which can be handled by installing
> config and then building your kernel.  The config(8) changes won't happen in
> stable, and I don't foresee anymore drastic buildkernel changes in the
> future.

That last 'buildkernel' should be 'toolchain'.


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