Subject: Re: -current. . . Did I screw up?
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1999 11:23:01
On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 06:25:44PM -0700, D.Joyce wrote:
> I did a make build last night.  When I got up this morning
> The system was sitting at at an error. . .  the lines before
> were something to the effect of rm -f /usr/lib/
> ln -s ....  something. . .  then an error about ln not finding
> . . Duh! It got deleted!  Did I do something wrong?
> I did compile the gnu fileutil package to get ls to have color.
> is there a way to man cp, rm, mv, ln, ls, etc. . . be self contained
> to prevent this in the future?  

My guess is that you have something in your environement which makes
it use ln from gnu fileutil rather than the NetBSD one (which lives in /bin
and is statically compiled, as cp, rm, mv, ls).
You can recover from this by:
cd /usr/lib
ln -s

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.