Subject: Re: build failure on today's -current
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Michael W . Lucas <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/06/2003 08:14:55
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 10:39:21AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 11:41:21AM -0500, Michael W . Lucas wrote:
>   | This is a test machine, so it's not urgent.  Google doesn't seem to
>   | know about this error, so I thought I'd check here.
>   | 
>   | Installed 1.6, checked out current, followed example in BUILDING to
>   | build and boot new kernel.
> When you checked out current, did you use cvs, and if so, did you
> forget to use "-P"?  If so, re-run "cvs update -P".
> I have a hunch that this error is caused because you have two
> "rcorder" and "chown" directories in your source tree because rcorder
> (and possibly chown) have moved in the source tree at some stage in
> the past, and one of those directories is empty.  "cvs -d" can cause
> this without "-P".

That seems to have done it.  Thank you!  (I would have sworn I typed
it correctly the first time, but, obviously...)


Michael Lucas,

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