Subject: Re: make build problems...
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Andrew K. Adams <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/1997 15:46:51
>On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, Andrew K. Adams wrote:
>> When I type "make build", make complains that it does not know how to
>> "make includes".
>> bash# make build
>> (cd /usr/src/share/mk && make install)
>> install -c -o bin -g bin -m 444 bsd.README bsd.subdir
.mk  /usr/share/mk
>> make includes
>> make: don't know how to make includes. Stop
>> *** Error code 2
>> Stop.
>> If I execute that command manually (which works normally), then
>> comment out the "make includes" line and run "make build"
>> complains about "make cleandir".  I have seen this problem posted to
>> current before, but I have never seen a solution.  This problem has
>> occurred with every build I have attempted from 1.1 on.  I would
>> appreciate any insight on why this is happening.
>> I have an i386 box with 16M of Ram and I did install the current
>> version of usr.bin/make first.  My path while root is:
>> bash# echo $PATH
>> /home/akadams/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/psc/bin:/usr/psc/gnu/bin:/usr/local/bin
>	If you've downloaded the source tree via tarballs you'll 
>	probably need to download /usr/src/Makefile as well.
>	Hey - anyone for putting /usr/src/Makefile into a subdir
>	and making /usr/src/Makefile just include it - that way
>	people who use tarballs avoid this? :)

I have been using sup via  The Makefile I am using is:

-rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  208 Jan 22 07:08 Makefile

with the RCS heading:

$NetBSD: Makefile,v 1.5 1997/01/22 04:19:48 thorpej Exp $

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