[PATCH Coda 0/5]

Eric Anderson anderson at freebsd.org
Thu Jul 12 02:57:38 UTC 2007

On 07/11/07 17:35, Jan Harkes wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 10:36:10PM +0100, Robert Watson wrote:
>> On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Jan Harkes wrote:
>>> Here is my current patch series.
>> I've now committed these five patches to the CVS HEAD.  Let me know if 
>> there are any further patches that need committing, and if it's appropriate 
>> to merge these to the RELENG_6 branch after a suitable delay (a couple of 
>> weeks?).
> Thank you. I'm pretty sure not all of these changes are appropriate for
> RELENG_6. Once I make sure current is in shape I'll start looking at a
> possible backmerge.
>>> (only one minor conflict). I am still in the middle of make buildworld and 
> Buildworld is actually still running. There was a problem that caused
> the build to fail during "stage 4.3 make dependencies". It took me a
> couple of tries before I figured out that it was because the clock in
> the qemu VM was somehow set to the middle of May 2007.
> As a result the dependencies in usr/gnu/usr.bin/cc/cc_tools triggered a
> rebuild of a header file which caused a rebuild of the C compiler (which
> went fine during the earlier bootstrap). The build failure was then
> caused by the fact that the generated binaries were linked against the
> new libc and as such were expecting FBSD_1.0 symbol and failed to run
> with the installed libc, which doesn't have symbol versions.
> The real bug was the incorrect system time, which triggered a rebuild
> of some critical binaries when it was supposed to just recalculate
> dependencies.

I've done the patches and buildworld/kernel, and have loaded the kernel 
module.  All seems well.  Now I need to get the latest client running, 
and begin some tests.  Do you have any notes on the client, since the 
port is essentially defunct?  What's my fastest path to a working client?


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