Subject: Re: Using on port-alpha
To: Ben Harris <>
From: Paul Goyette <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2001 06:40:50
On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Ben Harris wrote:

> >mtree -def mtree/NetBSD.dist -p /usr/home/paul/newroot-alpha/ -U 
> >mtree: slash character in file name
> >mtree: failed at line 7 of the specification
> >*** Error code 1
> Hmm.  It looks as if USETOOLS isn't getting set automatically for you, so
> you're not getting the new version of mtree.  You might like to look at the
> magic in <> which decides whether to set it.  I suspect there's
> something odd about your directory layout.

Well, the directory layout is identical (except, of course, for the
value of $DESTDIR) to what I used on my i386 build, which worked just
perfectly.  But I think you are correct about USETOOLS.  I'll see if
I can force it to set USETOOLS.

Thanks for the clue-by-four!

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