Subject: Re: null format string complaint on sun3 make-build.
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/1999 00:03:09
Todd Whitesel wrote:

> I have a (previously) 1.4 sun3 here, and it's been crawling through the
> process of getting up to current (dated 19991110). The latest stoppage:
> dependall ===> bin/dd
> mkdep -a args.c conv.c conv_tab.c dd.c misc.c position.c
> cc -O2  -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Werror   -c args.c
> cc -O2  -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Werror   -c conv.c
> cc -O2  -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Werror   -c conv_tab.c
> cc -O2  -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Werror   -c dd.c
> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> dd.c: In function `setup':
> dd.c:159: warning: null format string
> dd.c:164: warning: null format string
> *** Error code 1

You need to install the new C compiler first:

	cd gnu/usr.bin/egcs
	make && make install
	cd ../../..
	make build UPDATE=1

and then have a short or long nap depending on the machine you are
using :-)