Subject: Re: XFree86 3.1 imake problems
To: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
From: Gary D. Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/08/1994 13:05:55
In Message <199410081528.BAA08884@anarres.mame.mu.oz.au> ,
Daniel Carosone <email@example.com> wrote:
=>Gary D. Duzan writes:
=> > I'm trying to build XFree86 3.1 from source on my NetBSD 1.0
=> > Beta box, but I can't seem to get started. The Makefiles generated
=> > by imake are corrupted, with lots of @@'s and empty space in the
=> > makedepend section. Best of all, there is a page full of nulls at
=> > the end of the file. Is this a know problem? Thanks.
=>Ya, somewhere in there is an lseek which needs an arg cast to off_t.
=>Check your patching process, this should have been done. Otherwise,
=>you have some other problem.
Actually, it turned out to be an ftruncate(something,0). Casting
the 0 to (off_t) did the trick. Thanks.
Gary D. Duzan
Humble Practitioner of the Computer Arts