Subject: Re: don't know how to make /usr/lib/libutil.a
To: None <>
From: Priyam <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/06/2006 02:32:33
I receiv a similar error while trying to compile using bmake for i386. 

I do $REAL_MAKE which is set to the latest version of bmake, and it fails
with the following error:

bmake: don't know how to make /b/priyam/tmp/obj-i386/lib/libutil/libutil.a.

Could someone point out a way to work around this?

Davide Zanon wrote:
> Hi all!
> I'm experiencing a problem I can't find help for... I'm trying to build
> -current for both sparc64 and i386 on an OS X x86 machine, but
> sudo ./ -T../tools -O../obj -m sparc64 distribution
> fails with
> #   compile  makewhatis/manconf.lo
> cc -O -no-cpp-precomp -I/usr/src/../obj/tools/compat
> -I/usr/src/../obj/tools/compat/include  -I/usr/src/tools/ 
> makewhatis/../compat
> -DNROFF="\"nbnroff\"" -I/usr/src/usr.bin -c -o manconf.lo.o
> /usr/src/usr.bin/man/manconf.c
> mv manconf.lo.o manconf.lo
> nbmake: don't know how to make /usr/lib/libutil.a. Stop
> nbmake: stopped in /usr/src/tools/makewhatis
> *** Failed target:  dependall
> I got the same error two days ago while building for i386, but at a
> different stage of the process..
> I'm sure I'm missing something trivial - can someone point me the
> solution, please?
> Thank you very much!
> davide zanon

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