On 01-Jul-2004 Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> Hi, 
> I'm keeping track of -STABLE on semi-regular basis.  But when I cvsup
> to the latest sources and do make buildworld, it always starts to
> rebuild the world entirely from scratch.  That's somewhat frustrating,
> especially if cvsup showed only a screenful of changes.  
> Is it possible to rebuild these changes only?  I know I could cd to
> the directory of each changed file and do a make install there, but
> that is of course not quite practical.  I suppose this could be
> automated, since this was exactly the design principle of make:
> rebuild changed sources only.  

make -DNOCLEAN buildworld

See /usr/src/Makefile.inc1 for all the various switches that are
available.  You may want to set some of them permanently in

Just do be aware that doing this can lead to trouble sometimes.

Conrad J. Sabatier <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- "In Unix veritas"
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