Subject: Re: 19990210 build failed (make obj for gnu/usr.bin/grep)
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/1999 07:54:54
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> : mkdir: /usr/obj/gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep: Not a directory
> : *** Error code 1
> The classic "we created new directories in here" problem.  Nuke and
> update usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/grep.

...or, probably, just remove /usr/obj/gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep, which I
assume is the 'grep' binary from the previous build.  Of course, there
will be other junk there from before the change, so he will want to
"rm -rf /usr/obj/gnu/usr.bin/grep/*", I guess.

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