single (debug) binaries from base source tree install fails (/usr/bin/true)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Jan 22 11:51:31 UTC 2010

Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at> writes:
> I try to install a DEBUG_FLAGS=-g version of top since it core dumps
> on my 8.0-RELEASE box.


> Compiling works with warnings, but installing fails with superfluous
> "/usr/bin/true" after install:
> install /usr/bin/true -o root -g wheel -m 555   top /usr/bin
> install: -o: No such file or director

You screwed up somewhere...  built in the wrong directory or something.
The correct procedure is simply:

% cd /usr/src/usr.bin/top
% make clean
% make DEBUG_FLAGS=-g
% make install

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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