Subject: Re: LFS Issues?
To: Jerry A! <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/25/2001 22:04:17
On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 01:47:27PM -0400, Jerry A! wrote:
> I'm using LFS v2 as /var on a box I'm setting up. Whenever I use vi I
> get the following error "Inappropriate file type or format". Hmm. The
> perms on /var/tmp look correct. Linking /tmp -> /var/tmp solves the
> immediate problem.
> Then I go to build some packages. I get the same error again. Looking
> at /var/db/pkg, I see the following:
> total 3
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root wheel 512 Sep 25 13:38 .
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 512 Sep 25 13:38 ..
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel 512 Sep 25 13:38 digest-20010807
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 18446744073709551615 Sep 25 13:38 pkgdb.byfile.db
> Methinks something very strange is going. I'll send-pr this, but I
> thought I'd also check and see if anyone has seen this issue.
> Thanks in advance...
I think it's because mmap() isn't supported on LFS in -current yet.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>