On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 03:07:46PM -0800, Terry Lambert wrote:
> "Crist J. Clark" wrote:
> > This whole argument ignores what the real problem is. The really
> > correct way to handle this is to use the kldxref(8) built in the
> > 'buildworld' phase. (It's bad form to be using any executables from
> > the base system if we have a full object tree.) Actually using the one
> > in /usr/obj/usr/src/usr.sbin/kldxref seems pretty ugly. The better
> > thing to do is to have a version in /usr/obj/usr/src/<arch>/usr/sbin
> > by making it a crosstool. The failure should not be ignored in this
> > case.
> Uh, that doesn't work incredibly well when the machine you
> are on is an x86, and the machine that the buildworld targets
> is, say, the Alpha.
> This came up in the first place because it's a cross-envrionment
> issue that needs resolving.  The "workaround" exists because the
> workaround cops out on the cross-environment part of the process
> and spits out the warnming, instead.

An 'installworld' doesn't even come close to working in a cross
environment for a whole variety of reasons, so I don't see the

The situation this question comes up is typically 5-CURRENT builds on
4-STABLE systems, not in cross-archetecture builds.
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