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documentation/5006: release(8) clarifications

francisco-5
>Number:         5006
>Category:       documentation
>Synopsis:       clarifications to the release(8) manpage
>Confidential:   yes
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:      
>Date-Required:
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Feb 04 00:00:02 GMT 2006
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     francisco
>Release:        3.8
>Organization:
net
>Environment:
       
        System      : OpenBSD 3.8
        Architecture: OpenBSD.sparc64
        Machine     : sparc64
>Description:
        release(8) doesn't mention that svnd0 needs to be unconfigured or that
        sparc64 requires mksuncd to be built prior to release sets being made.
        Also added one clarification of what's going on.

>How-To-Repeat:
       
>Fix:
@@ -243,7 +243,8 @@
 .Pa /mnt
 in its path as
 .Pa /mnt
-is used in the release generation process.
+is used in the release generation process.  Additionally, the first vnd(4)
+device, svnd0, must be unconfigured.
 .El
 .Pp
 The floppy and
@@ -274,7 +275,14 @@
 .Va ${RELEASEDIR}
 need not be empty.
 .Pp
-Check that the contents of
+.Sy Note (only for sparc64):
+The cd image creation on sparc64 requires an additional special tool, mksuncd:
+.Bd -literal -offset indent
+# cd /usr/src/distrib/sparc64/mksuncd && make obj depend \e
+ && make all install
+.Ed
+.Pp
+Now you create the main release tarballs and check that the contents of
 .Va ${DESTDIR}
 pretty much match the contents of the release
 .Sq tarballs :


>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted: