Subject: Re: toolchain/18863: fails on freebsd with "rm: grep: is a directory"
To: None <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/30/2002 18:52:59

On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:29:21AM -0800, wrote:
> >Synopsis: fails on freebsd with "rm: grep: is a directory"
> cleandir ===> gnu/usr.bin/grep
> rm -f grep.o dfa.o kwset.o obstack.o savedir.o getopt.o getopt1.o search.o stpcpy.o regex.o grepmat.o  grep.ln dfa.ln kwset.ln obstack.ln savedir.ln getopt.ln getopt1.ln search.ln stpcpy.ln regex.ln grepmat.ln
> rm -f grep.1 grep.cat1  
> rm -f a.out [Ee]rrs mklog core *.core .gdbinit grep
> rm: grep: is a directory
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> nbmake: stopped in /usr/home/jcline/NetBSD-source/src/gnu/usr.bin/grep
> *** Error code 1

did you use -P flag for cvs checkout?

       -P     Prune (remove) directories  that  are  empty  after
              being  updated,  on checkout, or update.  Normally,
              an empty directory (one that is void  of  revision-
              controlled  files)  is  left  alone.  Specifying -P
              will cause these directories to be silently removed
              from  your  checked-out  sources.   This  does  not
              remove the directory from the repository, only from
              your  checked  out  copy.  Note that this option is
              implied by the -r or -D  options  of  checkout  and


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