dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Oct 26 19:42:04 PDT 2004
:Matthew Dillon wrote:
:: (already answered by Tomaz but for completness):
:: make installworld DESTDIR=/blah/blah/blah
:: should work.
:Will that variable DTRT for installkernel & update_etc/mergemaster as well?
I think it will work for installkernel and the upgrade target but I've
never actually tested it for the upgrade target.
We don't use mergemaster any more. It still works but it is not being
Generally speaking using DESTDIR= is dangerous because if you accidently
misspell it your make command will operate on your root directory. If
you really want to use it for this purpose I recommend writing a script
that does all the work for you so you don't accidently misspell the
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