Subject: Re: directories in src/usr.bin/man/
To: salo <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/05/2001 12:26:14
On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, salo wrote:

> i am updating userland now and my make build failed in src/usr.bin/apropos
> (and in whatis, man, etc.) because of directory with same name as apropos
> binary wants to have in src/usr.bin/man. there are also directories named
> makewhatis, whatis, etc. in those binaries compilation failed too. i just
> removed those empty dirs and it seems to be ok but why they are there? is it
> caused only by insufficient arguments for cvs checkout? (-P missing?) or is
> there something wrong in cvs tree?

Yes, exactly. You can fix it by running "cvs update -P -d" from the
root of the tree. You might also make sure that the correct arguments
are always used, for the case of "cvs update", by

  echo update -P -d >> ~/.cvsrc