Subject: Re: sets fails?
To: Ed Gould <>
From: Malcolm Herbert <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/27/2005 13:15:03
On 27 Jun 2005, at 13:13, Ed Gould wrote:

>> Unfortunately for the last week or two I've been unable to build any 
>> of
>> the distribution sets.  Is this happening to others?  The most common
>> problem seems to be 'extra' or 'missing' files ... presumably when the
>> tarballs are being created, I don't know ...
> Extra files happen when the build area has old stuff in it.  Start with
> a clean directory.  If you're seeing missing files, then your
> distribution may be out of sync.

... which directory?  I've already blown away /usr/obj and issued a 
make clean
at the head of /usr/src a number of times with the same result ... 
the tools seems to work OK as does building the kernel itself ...

Malcolm Herbert
Computer Support Officer
School of Geosciences
Monash University
ph 9905 4881