Subject: Re: tools build failure
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/14/2004 02:02:27
On Mon Dec 13 2004 at 17:36:56 +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> cd /usr/src/tools/file/../../dist/file && /bin/sh /usr/src/dist/file/missing --run autoheader
> autoheader: not found
> WARNING: `autoheader' is missing on your system.  You should only need it if
>          you modified `acconfig.h' or `'.  You might want
>          to install the `Autoconf' and `GNU m4' packages.  Grab them
>          from any GNU archive site.
> touch: [config.h].in: Permission denied
> touch /usr/src/tools/file/../../dist/file/
> touch: /usr/src/tools/file/../../dist/file/ Permission denied
> *** Failed target:  /usr/src/tools/file/../../dist/file/
> *** Failed command: touch /usr/src/tools/file/../../dist/file/
> *** Error code 1
> Looks like the code is not honoring my object directory properly.  The
> call was:
> PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin ./ -M /var/build/obj -U tools kernel=/archive/NetBSD/kernels/DAWN
> (I'm setting PATH explicitly to avoid configure finding any of the auto*
> tools I have installed.  But with a complete PATH, it breaks the same way).

I shouldn't be running autolose at all.  Try updating now.  The build
might (not) work.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
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