make buildworld fails
kstewart at owt.com
Mon Jan 19 14:08:54 PST 2004
On Monday 19 January 2004 01:56 pm, Nick Rogness wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Kent Stewart wrote:
> > On Monday 19 January 2004 11:55 am, Nick Rogness wrote:
> > > On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> > > > Nick Rogness wrote:
> > > > >I cvsup'd just a few minutes ago and tried a make buildworld.
> > > > > Any hints as to why I'm failing out? Details below:
> > > > >
> > > > >/usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/binutils/objdump/../../../../contrib/binu
> > > > >tils /binutils/objdump.c:1553: unterminated character constant
> > > > > mkdep: compile failed
> > > >
> > > > Yes ;-)
> > > >
> > > > There is an unterminated character constant in line 1553 of
> > > > "objdump.c" in the directory given by the error message.
> > > >
> > > > Suppose there's a semicolon missing there?
> > > >
> > > > However, as Kent Stewart has noticed, it's a real good idea to
> > > > make sure you're building the correct src tree first. AFAIK,
> > > > 5.x is using different build tools.
> > >
> > > Forgot to mention, this is the 4 branch.
> > All of the RELENG_4.... have the following line at objdump.c:1553
> > fatal (_("Can't use supplied machine %s"), machine);
> > What do you have? That line has a matched pair of "'s. It sounds
> > like you have a corrupted source. The usual fix is to delete it and
> > recvsup. Since, you still really haven't told us what you cvsup'ed,
> > you should include "in-line" a copy of your cvsup file, so that we
> > know what we are trying to diagnose :).
> I cvsup'd the whole system from the stable-supfile
> provided in /usr/share/examples/cvsup. That is what was ment by
> 'the 4 branch' above. The entire source tree (RELENG_4) like I've
> done thousands of times.
Ah, but you could have been following RELENG_4_9, which is the security
version of 4.9-release, or RELENG_4_9_0_RELEASE and etc.
> It appears to be dying in another place this time. I think it is
> probably memory or some other hardware problem. Anybody had
> this experience with hardware and building?
That is a characteristic of bad hardware. FWIW, just in case you were
following RELENG_4, I cvsup'ed RELENG_4 and successfully did a
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