I have been using sysutils/sysbuild and sysupdate for quite some time. One spends a few minutes setting up, then the procedure is consistent. I used to build everything overnight, sysupdate in the morning.
Chavdar On Sat, 3 Feb 2018, 19:14 Gua Chung Lim, <gua.chung...@gmail.com> wrote: > * Gua Chung Lim (gua.chung...@gmail.com) wrote: > > * Fekete Zoltn (fekete.zol...@minux.hu) wrote: > > > Appending -u after -U does solve the problem? > > I fixed it. I simply do ./build.sh kernel=GENERIC, without any options. > > > > lim@netbsd:~% uname -a > > NetBSD netbsd.localdomain 7.1_STABLE NetBSD 7.1_STABLE (GENERIC) #0: Sat > Feb 3 21:55:51 +07 2018 > email@example.com:/usr/obj/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC > amd64 > > > > I'm now building distribution. > > To see if it gets compiled. > build distribution completed. :-) > > But I still doubt some questions. > Normally I cvs source tree once a month. And I do this procedure in order. > ref: > http://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-updating.html#updating-procedure > > # cd /usr/src > # cvs update -Pd (I always adhere with _STABLE.) > # ./build.sh -r -O ../obj -T ../tools -U distribution > # ./build.sh -O ../obj -T ../tools -U kernel=GENERIC > # mv /netbsd /netbsd.old > # mv /usr/obj/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC/netbsd / > # shutdown -r now > Distribution was compiled and kernel was compiled and installed. Then > reboot. > # cd /usr/src > # ./build.sh -O ../obj -T ../tools -U install=/ > # /usr/sbin/etcupdate [-s /usr/src] > # shutdown -r now > The procedure above works most of the times, except this time. > > This time my first build distribution failed (I didn't log). > I did googling, someone said "kernel should be built prior to > distribution". > But ONLY build kernel WITHOUT any options i.e. ./build.sh kernel=GENERIC > works. > And I change some order i.e. build and install kernel before build > distribution. > And install distribution after reboot. This procudure works for this time. > > My questions are... > 1. In correct order, which one to build first between kernel and > distribution? > 2. When to build distribution? I was told, sometimes build distribution is > not required. > 3. When to use options -O ../obj -T ../obj? As sometimes without options > it compiles. > 4. On fresh installed system from iso, is ./build.sh tools always required? > > build.sh is only a script, ./build.sh -help is not much detailed as man > pages. > > Thank you, > > -- > Gua Chung Lim > > To live is to love. >