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Re: OpenBSD 3.1-stable build fails in /usr/src/sbin/raidctl
Paul Suh wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to build an OpenBSD 3.1-stable system on i386. I downloaded
> the 3.1 release snapshots to a local FTP server, the last mod dates are
> May 19, 2002. I booted using the bsd.rd kernel and wiped the drive using
> the disklabel process, then installed the everything-but-X Windows
> setup. This should get me to a clean, OpenBSD 3.1 base system, am I
> I then got the 3.1-stable sources via AnonCVS, using:
> cd /usr
> cvs -d email@example.com:/cvs co -P -r OPENBSD_3_1 src
> This should get me the OpenBSD 3.1-stable sources.
Correct...but useless on a snapshot system.
I then followed the
> instructions in the upgrade mini-faq for upgrading from 3.1, creating
> the new groups, setting permissions, etc.
Not relevant for -stable. -stable doesn't change any of that stuff.
> I searched the mailing list archives and came up with this message, but
> I don't think it applies to me -- I'm building -stable up from a base
> distribution installation.
No, you are trying to build -stable DOWN from an old copy of current.
> Can anyone please tell me what I'm doing wrong?
If you want to end up with -stable, you need to build from -release or
an older -stable...NOT a snapshot.