make buildworld failed at bootstrap stage

joerg at joerg at
Fri Apr 28 09:31:40 PDT 2006

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 03:42:50PM +0000, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> joerg at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 10:30:10PM +0400, Alexey Slynko wrote:
> >>===> usr.bin/vi (bootstrap-tools)
> >Because the bootstrap phase has to use the bootstrap phase :-)
> Maybe this sounds stupid, but why is vi a bootstrap tool? Especially
> considering that vi is already installed on all systems DragonFlyBSD is
> able to build on?

I'd guess ex(1) is the reason. We want to have a consistent build
system, so the number of tools we use from the build host is tried to
kept minimal.


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