damn, this sounds bad. so what, freebsd from scratch is the only way to avoid this?
and how come make/install world is made like that? shouldn't the developers try to avoid this kind of thing? thanks. On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 01:42:32AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: > On Saturday 21 February 2004 11:24 pm, jsha wrote: > > hello. > > > > does make world leave obsolete files on your system > > after install? without even the slightest effort to > > remove them? > > > > please say it isn't so. i like make world. > > > > Worse, it is known to cause fatal situations where you have to use the > fixit disk to recover your system or do a reinstall. If you upgrade a > kernel that panics, you will be committed to using the bad build. The > installworld being run after the installkernel and reboot to single > user mode is for your protection. > > FWIW, even installworld leaves obsolete files on your system at various > times. > > Kent > > -- > Kent Stewart > Richland, WA > > http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html -- j. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"