Subject: Re: -current. . . Did I screw up?
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jan-Hinrich Fessel <fessel@DeTeMobil.de>
Date: 08/04/1999 12:58:47
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In message <19990804112301.A2811@antioche.lip6.fr>you write:
> 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/libc.so.12
> > ln -s .... something. . . then an error about ln not finding
> > libc.so.12.. . . 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 libc.so.12.44 libc.so.12
But probably it is due to the elf-switch on i386, which happened a couple of
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