Subject: Re: Getting repeatedly the same compile error with groff.
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/09/2005 18:06:22
In article <>,
Marcin Jessa  <> wrote:
>On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 20:33:17 -0500
>"Perry E. Metzger" <> wrote:
>> Marcin Jessa <> writes:
>> >> [1]
>> >> #CPUFLAGS=-march=pentium3 -mmmx -msse -mfpmath=sse
>> >> CPUFLAGS=-march=pentium3 
>> >> #CFLAGS=-O2 -pipe
>> >
>> > All I have in my mk.conf is:
>> > CFLAGS= -O2 -pipe -march=pentium4
>> >
>> > That should not cause any problems...
>> Don't assume. Try building with an emtpy mk.conf.
>Thanks, having a blank mk.conf fixed the problem however this must me
>documented at
>I was pretty close to just give up on NetBSD and abandon my
>NetBSD-based projects after all those months of having problems with
>compiling of the base system. And gaving to compile all the binaries I
>needed by hand. All this becouse of this undocumented issue. 
>And I am a very patient guy.
>It also suprises me a simple thing like CPU flag could break the build.
>Thanks again.

The CFLAGS is the problem. You should use CFLAGS+= otherwise you can
overwrite other settings.