Subject: Re: build failure on today's -current
To: Michael W . Lucas <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/06/2003 19:17:00
This is where a .cvsrc for the common options is handy:

cvs -q 
update -d -P
checkout -P
status -v
diff -u


>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,
>           Absolute BSD: