Subject: Re: cvs update failed
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/28/2000 06:46:52
Andrew Brown wrote:

> # cvs update -d -P
> ...
> cvs server: Updating gnu/usr.bin/gdb/bfd/arch/vax
> cvs server: Updating gnu/usr.bin/gdb/config
> cvs [update aborted]: could not chdir to gnu/usr.bin/gdb/gdb: Not a directory
> # ls -lF gnu/usr.bin/gdb/gdb
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  829573 Apr 24 14:08 gnu/usr.bin/gdb/gdb*
> ???

I'm pretty sure that "gdb" became a directory at one stage, so the left
over gdb file from an earlier build will bugger things up.

> meanwhile, i'll just make cleandir and switch to objdirs...

Yup, obj dirs are your friend.  Use two different archs in the same
build tree and they will be your friend even more :-)