Subject: Re: Bootstrap failing on FreeBSD 6.0
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Schuller <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2006 12:51:02
> The bootstrap script fails like this:
Ok so it is really bmake that is failing (not /usr/bin/make), and it is
failing because of MAKESYSPATH. With MAKESYSPATH unset, or set to
"../../files-mk", things work okay.
The question is why it is being set incorrectly. If anyone knows off hand,
pointers are appreciated. Atm I'm just not sure how it's *supposed* to be
done. Neither MKSRC nor DEFAULT_MAKESYSPATH seem to be set to something that
makes sense in the general case (/usr/share/mk etc). Is there a reason NOT to
just have it hard-coded to "../../files-mk" in the case of running the set
suit? Given that any absolute system paths are not likely to be correct on
anything but NetBSD.
Ok, off to sleep...
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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