Subject: Re: sets fails?
To: Malcolm Herbert <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/27/2005 08:50:08
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Malcolm Herbert wrote:

> 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 ... building
> the tools seems to work OK as does building the kernel itself ...

Did you run into the changed make (1) last week? If you did, there's a
LOT of stuff to delete that make clean won't touch because it put it
into . instead of ./objdir and now that make (1) is "fixed" it only
looks in ./objdir again.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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