Subject: Upgrading 1.4.3 to 1.5.x
To: NetBSD-User <>
From: Ian P. Thomas Ipt <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/21/2001 16:53:05
	I just finished downloading all the sources for 1.5.1, except for xsrc.tgz.  At
rouglhly 78 MB, I'm going to have to pull it down overnight on my 56k dial up line.  
	After cleaning out everythinng in /usr/src, I unpacked the 1.5.1 sources.  I
backed up my current kernel config along with /etc and attempted to make build.  Here are
the error messages:

Build started at: Fri Dec 21 16:10:30 EST 2001
(cd /usr/src/etc && make DESTDIR=/ distrib-dirs)
"../", line 6: Malformed conditional ((${.PARSEDIR} == ${.CURDIR}))
"../", line 6: Missing dependency operator
"../", line 18: if-less endif
"../", line 18: Need an operator
"Makefile", line 123: Could not find
Fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
*** Error code 1


	All the tarball cksums match up.  Would it be better to do a binary upgrade from
1.4.3?  I'm hoping I can get make build to work because my download speeds on a 56k modem
leave alot to be desired.  The less I have to download, the better.


p.s. Why is xsrc.tgz so huge?  I checked the size of XFree86 4.1.0 sources and they are
about 54 MB.  Does xsrc.tgz have 3.3.6 and 4.1.0?
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