Subject: Re: problems trying to build today's -current
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/14/2003 21:00:28
In message <>, Izumi Tsutsui wr
>In article <>
> wrote:
>> > obj ===> gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep
>> > /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep/obj -> /usr/obj/gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep
>> > mkdir: /usr/obj/gnu/usr.bin/grep/grep: Not a directory
>> > *** Error code 1
>> I've gotten that before: you need to delete or move the file and make the
>> directory (at least I did). It was some oddness due to a new version of
>> grep.
>I think the right way is "make cleandir" _before_ "cvs update".

I don't think so -- the problem was in /usr/obj, ande I was doing the 
update in /usr/src.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)