On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 01:00:21PM -0700, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> If memory serves me right, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > It's important to note that you no
> > longer need to have a today's world to build a today's release.
> > I.e., if you built world a month ago, and didn't touch /usr/src
> > since, and /usr/obj has "buildworld" output for this /usr/src,
> > and you have booted with this world, it should be okay to start
> > building today's release.
> I'm not sure I understand this comment.  Why was there a requirement to
> have today's /usr/src and /usr/obj before starting a release?
> (Most of my release-building experience is with 4-STABLE, but so far it
> seems like as long as there haven't been any major API changes or other
> shufflings between what's on the machine and the release being built, it
> Just Worked (TM).)
You're right, it wasn't required even before.

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