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Re: port-i386/44306: current NetBSD sources do not build

On Sun, Jan 09, 2011 at 12:29:55PM +0000, Tomasz Motyl wrote:
 > I have given it further investigation. It appears that certain chain of 
 > actions brings one to the mentioned failure:
 > 1. fetch all the *.tgz from
 > current/tar_files/
 > 2. untar all of them to lets say /mylocation/
 > 3. cd /mylocation/src/
 > 4. cvs update -CAdP .
 > According to my observations parametres given to the cvs are
 > crucial in here.  With the high likehood some file is going to get
 > corrupted - a text file being intermitted or appended with some
 > binary data. Therefore I manually apply cvs - C ./somefailing
 > sub-dir/ .  It happens @ random places. After my reporing the thing
 > on
 > /mnt/modlishka/srcs/external/ibm-public/postfix/lib/dns/obj/.depend".
 > It occured after some cvs -CAdP in .../ld/ld.texinfo file in
 > 5.99.43.  I yet do not fully understand the nature of this
 > phenomennon but it does not yet mean that the problem does not
 > exist. It might be worth trying to test it in the other environment
 > and trying to reprod.

The most likely cause of that is a hardware problem - if you haven't
yet, try running memtest86. :-/

David A. Holland

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