HEADS UP! Upcoming work in HEAD and other events!
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Wed Apr 20 11:29:23 PDT 2005
On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 11:12:09AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> AS OF NOW, ON HEAD, BUILDWORLD-BASED BOOTSTRAPPING FROM FreeBSD-4.x WILL
> NO LONGER BE SUPPORTED.
> The time has come to break away from our FreeBSD-4.x bootstrapping
> feature. That is, to no longer try to make our buildworld operate
> under FreeBSD-4.x for bootstrapping purposes. It is simply becoming
> too much of a chore to keep adding hacks to the sourcebase to make
> the build work under FreeBSD.
> There will be two ways to upgrade from FreeBSD-4.x:
> * First, build the 1.2.x release on 4.x, install, then upgrade to
> Preview (or stick with the release).
I should add that the same procedure _might_ get necessary for older
DragonFly system soon too. If you have such a system and buildworld
fails, please update to the release branch first.
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