On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 05:30:37PM +0100 or thereabouts, Jonathan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Yes, a rather strange subject I grant you, but...
> 
> Having been using FreeBSD for a fair few years now, I quite happily do a 
> buildworld every now and then but one of the mysteries for me is how to 
> rebuild parts of the OS in isolation.
> 
> My only interest in this is when a security update comes out and it 
> might only affect a certain part of the source tree.
> 
> I appreciate that in the BSD model, the idea is that a widget can get 
> changed and making world will allow the new features of that widget to 
> permeate to all code, but is there any information on how to go into the 
> various "continents" and build those on their own?

cd /usr/src/my-continent && make && make install

If you want to be able to do this:
cd /usr/src && make continent=my-continent
submit a PR :-)

-- Josh

> 
> - J
> 
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