Subject: Re: nbuildjobs
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/2001 21:21:25
On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 02:52:25PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> I'm having another one of those ill defined probs, but thought I'd mention
> it in case anyone else has some clues. Essentially during a make build with
> nbuildjobs=6 gets me a:
> make: make: don't know how to make ---. Stop
> somewhere, eg this morning after --- dependall-usr.sbin ---
> but of course I can't be sure which process generated it. My usual is then
> to UPDATE=1 NBUILDJOBS=1 to see where the problem happened (only one
> process) and all completes successfully => no clue where it's going wrong..

I had the same. Looks like make got '---' as target, maybe it got the
whole separator line '--- dependall-usr.sbin ---'.
using free'd memory, maybe ?

Manuel Bouyer <>