Subject: Re: another parallel-make race
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/17/2005 12:08:18
On Sep 17,  8:43am, (Chuck Silvers) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: another parallel-make race

I think that this was because of a bug I just fixed this morning.
Can you please try again?


| ok, take 3 on this.  after yesterday's changes, the problem still remains.
| now the issue is that chk_path() is called (because the directory didn't
| exist), but chk_path() sees that the whole path already exists (because
| it was created in the meantime) and so it returns -1, which causes the
| original node_creat() to fail.
| it occurs to me that rather than continue to fuss with pax, it might be
| better to avoid the problem by changing the makefiles to create the
| $TOOLDIR/include/nbinclude stuff once (from tools/Makefile) rather than
| 3 times (from tools/{disklabel,fdisk,installboot}/Makefile including
| tools/Makefile.disklabel).
| which way do we want to go?
| -Chuck
-- End of excerpt from Chuck Silvers