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Date:      Fri, 15 May 2020 07:16:22 +0100
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        listac@nebelschwaden.de
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Moving sources (base/ports) from /usr
Message-ID:  <20200515071622.ff5bfebae44c174ee2cc2e8b@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <ce990166-98b9-e9b2-ebe7-c21251ffd0fc@nebelschwaden.de>
References:  <20200508210444.7945f4ba@kaperfahrt.nebelschwaden.de> <20200513201932.8dd2cc135c50d54dc8daff0c@sohara.org> <ce990166-98b9-e9b2-ebe7-c21251ffd0fc@nebelschwaden.de>

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On Fri, 15 May 2020 07:47:16 +0200
Ede Wolf <listac@nebelschwaden.de> wrote:

> Basically you are right. For makebuild[world|kernel] that is correct, it 
> is just that setting SOURCEDIR saves a question during mergemaster:
> 
> # mergemaster -Ui
> 
> *** /usr/src was not found.
>      Found Makefile.inc1 in the current directory.
>      Would you like to set SOURCEDIR to /clutter/src? [no and exit]

	Ah it's an environment variable used by mergemaster, you learn
something every day :)

> But if one decides to define it, it has to be in the shell environment 
> (export SOURCEDIR...), as src-env.conf or make.conf do not seem to work, 
> unless I've missed something.

	That makes sense it isn't being picked up by make.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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