Re: upgrade from static to dynamic root

From: Ruslan Ermilov <>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 01:28:33 +0300
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 09:42:27AM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> RE>On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 02:44:55PM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> RE>>
> RE>> Hi,
> RE>>
> RE>> I just tried to upgrade one of my systems from a static root from july to
> RE>> an actual dynamic root. The installworld went fine 'til the place where
> RE>> /bin/test is installed. At that point the installation stopped with "ELF
> RE>> interpreter /libexec/ not found". And really /libexec is not
> RE>> populated yet. May it be, that the makefile uses one of the newly
> RE>> installed tools during install? For example 'ln' to make the link test ->
> RE>> [?
> RE>>
> RE>It shouldn't happen, because we save test and [ in ${INSTALLTMP}.
> RE>It looks like something hardcodes /bin/test.  I've grepped the
> RE>src/ makefiles and cannot find such a place.  Where exactly did
> RE>it happen in the installworld for you?
> It installed /bin/test and then failed just when it was going to make the
> link to '['. Unfortunately this is rather hard to reproduce, unless I roll
> everything back.
I will see if I can reproduce it on my devbox.

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,		Sunbay Software Ltd,		FreeBSD committer

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