Subject: MAKEDEV/MAKEDEV.subr issues in today's i386/amd64 builds
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
Date: 02/28/2007 21:24:23
On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I tried installing a build from today, and I got an error when trying
> to run MAKEDEV along the lines of "cannot find /MAKEDEV.subr" and
> "$dirname not found". Something is definitely broken, IMHO.
When you say "installing a build", do you mean "installing a build by
booting an INSTALL kernel", or do you mean installing in some other way?
It sounds as though you are running MAKEDEV in a context in which there
is no dirname command in the PATH.
--apb (Alan Barrett)