Subject: Re: bsd.man.mk minute change
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/2005 21:15:28
On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 19:33 +0200, Vincent wrote:
> Hi to all,
> I tried today to cross-build an AMD64 kernel + userland on a standard
> i386 machine. It fails when building 'mv' during the manpage
> compilation. The reason is this part of the bsd.man.mk script: "[…] &&
> mv mv.3.tmp mv.3" because mv is erroneously taken to be the freshly
> cross-compiled 'mv' instead of the "genuine" mv in /bin/mv.
> There is a simple fix, that is replacing the 'mv' by '/bin/mv', which
> garantees that the correct version of 'mv' is used, regardless of the
> order recorded in $PATH. Could it be implemented, or is it inappropriate?
You'd also need to fix many other occurrences of commands invoked
without their absolute location; that same line is invoking 'cat in the
same way. A simpler solution could be to force PATH to a sane value
from build.sh (or at least remove problematic components from it).
PS: You ought not to have . in the PATH...
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/