On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 02:36:32PM +0200, Cordula's Web typed:
> 15 Jun 2004 08:19:04 -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> 
> > > how can I compile just the base system (sysinstall's minimal install)
> > > from CURRENT sources in /usr/src into DESTDIR=/some/nonstandard/path?
> > > 
> > > I don't need the complete system, just the stuff that is normally
> > > available under /cdrom/base on a RELEASE CD (packed) or, if that is
> > > too hard, the unpacked files.
> > 
> > I'm having trouble understanding the goal here.
> > In what way does "make world" not fit the bill?
> 
> >From /usr/obj, I need only the set of files that are part of the
> minimal base system. This minimal system is then net-installed
> onto embedded devices with severely limited CF/Disk space.
> 
> So I need a way to turn a subset of the contents of /usr/obj
> (on a host system) into the set of files that constitute the
> base system as available on the RELEASE CDs. These files will
> then be fetched via NFS by the embedded devices' sysinstall.
> 
> There is certainly some magic in .mk files to do this. I'm just
> too blind to find it...

If you're running -current, check the /usr/src/tools/tools/nanobsd 
directory. There's also some discussion on this in the archives.

Ruben

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