Subject: Re: 143 - ___unvis13 redefinition
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/03/2004 11:10:23
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On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 03:54:22PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> I'm trying to upgrade pkgsrc on my laptop which is running 1.4.3.
> I haven't upgraded the laptop because it only had 8 MB of RAM and could
> not reliably run the install, not to mention that it took days to
> compile a stripped down kernel. I now have 20 MB of RAM, the maximum
> for my laptop, so I may try again some time.
> Anyways, I downloaded a current pkgsrc tarball, unpacked it, went
> to /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install, and tried to make install. This
> bombed miserably due to the use of makefile features not supported by
> older versions of make. So, I went to /usr/pkgsrc/bootstrap and tried
> ./bootstrap. This bombed with:
> /tmp/cczolCwz.s: Assembler messages:
> /tmp/cczolCwz.s:36: Fatal error: Symbol ___unvis13 already defined.
I'm not much of a toolchain person, and it's not exactly clear to me
what is happening here, but I have added a workaround which allows
bootstrap to build on NetBSD 1.4.3 (tested in a chroot on -current).
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