Subject: Re: Build failure in -current
To: Ed Gould <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/2003 13:01:22
On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Ed Gould wrote:

> For some months now, I have been unable to get a complete build of
> -current to finish.  It dies trying to link cvs/cvs, with several
> undefined references to various des_* functions.
> The command I'm using to drive the build is
> -D /usr/src/current/build -O /usr/src/current/obj -T \
> 	/usr/src/current/tools build
> Just to be sure I had consistent sources, I did a "cvs update -A"
> before the most recent attempt (last night).
> There must be something simple/stupid that I'm missing, but I don't
> know what it might be.  I can, of course, supply complete details of
> the build output, but I didn't want to unless more information was
> necessary.

I guess "/usr/src/current" is where the source is? Try moving the
source to "/usr/src/current/src" -- any subdirectory called "obj"
is special. If that's the problem, this issue has arisen before:
PR bin/238212 is only the latest formal complaint about that.