Subject: Re: Something wrong with my build setup?
To: Jeff Rizzo <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/08/2003 12:11:26
On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 04:40:33PM -0800, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
| On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 11:36:50AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
| > On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 11:22:12AM -0800, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
| > | I'm trying to build -current (updated several times over the last
| > | few days), and I've been getting some errors which now seem to
| > | be related to either the toolchain or the libs which are installed
| > | on the system:
| > |
| > | cleandir ===> bin/rm
| > | rm -f rm.o rm.ln
| > | ./rm: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
| > | *** Error code 2
| > Do you have "." in your path?
| > Is "." at the start of your path?
| > If so, `don't do that'.
| I would *never* have had "." in my PATH as root, but I ran this under
I never have `.' in my path. Things are just "safer" that way.
If you want to run a program in the current directory, get into the
habit of typing
| I'll just go crawl back inside my hole now.
| (Thanks for the whack.)
I intended it more as a "heads up" than a "whack" :-)