Kevin Oberman wrote:

...Because changes are applied that will allow smooth upgrades
when the kernel is built after the new system is built, but before it is
installed, "make world" is increasingly unlikely to work...

The recent statfs changes demonstrated why the 'makeworld' > 'makekernel' sequence sometimes fails :-(

But I'm still very fuzzy on why the 'makekernel' > 'makeworld' sequence
is not recommended in FreeBSD the way it is, for example, in OpenBSD.

What does 'buildworld' give us that the new kernel might need?  Just a
simple example would help me more than anything.

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