Subject: Re: groff/-current build problems
To: Greywolf <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/12/2002 15:09:29
Greywolf said:

>On Fri, 6 Dec 2002, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
># In fact, if you try to build using the top-level Makefile and without
># setting DESTDIR, you will end up with a C++ compiler and /usr/lib/crt*
># that are inconsistent, due to the build order.  In the past, we used
># to teach the top-level Makefile to work around such problems but now
># I guess we don't.  The same thing will happen if you naively use
>#, AFAICT; the tools gcc will build a bad groff (if this is not
># the case, I'm not sure how it happened to me, which it did).
>In fact, you will not be able to build static C *or* C++ executables
>due to the brokenness of this (I was not able to successfully run

># You can build with NOMAN= set, then build again, or you can set NOMAN,
># then rebuild /usr/lib/crt*, libiberty, and g++ -- your choice, either
># way you get out of the hole.

What was the date for this change?

I'm running:

NetBSD 1.6K NetBSD 1.6K (ROOTHOG) #63: Mon Dec  2 22:10:59 MST 2002 i386

Rick Kelly