Subject: Re: i386-current not building distribution
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/2006 17:27:09
On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Havard Eidnes wrote:

>> You can't use sort, because you need the last copy of duplicate lines.
> You can't use sort as the first step, and my script didn't do that
> either, but the line for ./usr apears to need to come before e.g.
> ./usr/include/a.out.h, otherwise mtree will complain.
>> Also a METALOG file from update builds can easily contain information
>> for files that no longer exist.  This has not been a problem in the
>> past (except when a file changes to/from a symlink), and it needs to
>> remain so.
> Uh, then the current check between the METALOG file and what's
> installed matches up needs to be undone in that it should not complain
> of now-obsolete entries.  Either that, or now-obsolete files and
> directories should automatically be removed from METALOG.  I'd
> suggest the latter, together with a scheme which curtails the growth
> of METALOG on repeated UPDATE builds.

It says everything is missing now. I can't find anything in destdir, and
I did  a non-update build after explicitly deleting my METALOG.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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