>Synopsis: clarifications to the release(8) manpage
>Arrival-Date: Sat Feb 04 00:00:02 GMT 2006
System : OpenBSD 3.8
Machine : sparc64
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.
@@ -243,7 +243,8 @@
in its path as
-is used in the release generation process.
+is used in the release generation process. Additionally, the first vnd(4)
+device, svnd0, must be unconfigured.
The floppy and
@@ -274,7 +275,14 @@
need not be empty.
-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
+Now you create the main release tarballs and check that the contents of
pretty much match the contents of the release
.Sq tarballs :