RELENG_5_3 to RELENG_5 make installworld fails
kstewart at owt.com
Thu Mar 3 17:48:54 PST 2005
On Thursday 03 March 2005 03:26 pm, Aaron Nichols wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 14:39:16 -0800, Kent Stewart <kstewart at owt.com>
> > You missed a step. Your system clock is off and that makes the
> > installworld try to use touch. Set your system clock and you may
> > have to remake your world but it should install.
> > Kent
> Infact it was off - can you give me some detail as to why that
> matters? Not that I doubt that having my system clock set to a date 8
> months prior to the date of files in cvs might cause a problem - but
> I'm curious about the details. If you can even point me at a URL and
> I'll read for myself - I'm just curious.
Make is used to build files that are out of date. When the buildworld
created the file, it was older than the files you downloaded using
cvsup. So, it was created out of date and installworld thought it
needed to rebuild it. Touch isn't needed in the installworld and it
> If that was the problem (buildworld happenning as I type) then thank
> you and my apologies for the oversight. New system, didn't bother to
> make sure the BIOS date was right and ntp wasn't yet setup.
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