On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 01:44:04AM +0900, Makoto Matsushita wrote: > > ru> This is just a heads up for anyone interested that I have just > ru> started working on a cross-platform "make release" issue so that > ru> "make release TARGET_ARCH=alpha" on an i386 box would produce a > ru> working Alpha release. > > Wonderful! If there are any tasks I can help for you, feel free to > email me. My buildboxes are awaiting more jobs to do, but myself is > awaiting more spare times to do :-( > A fast -CURRENT box with root access for "make release" would be highly appreciated. My 500MHz Celeron is too slow for this.
> ru> The next task will be to support cross-branch "make releases" > ru> so that a 4.x box could be used to produce a 5.0 snapshot. > > It seems that there are 2 problems; some syscall issue, and md/vn > device issue. However, IIRC, the latter problem was already resolved > by nyan-san. > There are no syscall issues in my version because I do not do a second "installworld". > ru> Supporting non-root "make release"s might be a good idea too. > > This requires that non-root uses vn/md device... > I realize that, there are some prerequisites for this too, like setting vfs.usermount=1. More about this later. I estimate that 30% is already done. :-) Time to sleep now. Cheers, -- Ruslan Ermilov Sysadmin and DBA, [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sunbay Software AG, [EMAIL PROTECTED] FreeBSD committer, +380.652.512.251 Simferopol, Ukraine http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve http://www.oracle.com Enabling The Information Age
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