cvs commit: src/sys/sys gpt.h src/lib/libstand Makefile
Makefile add.c boot.c gpt.8 gpt.c gpt.h show.c src/sys/boot/common ufsread.c
src/sys/boot/i386 Makefile src/sys/boot/i386/gptboot Makefile gptboot.c
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Sat Oct 27 11:45:44 PDT 2007
On Sat, 27 Oct 2007, John Baldwin wrote:
>> /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/boot/i386/gptboot/../btx/btx/btx -l gptldr.bin -o
>> gptboot gptboot.bin btxld:No such file or directory *** Error code 1
>> Stop in /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/gptboot. *** Error code 1
> Hmm, this is probably the classic problem of the machine symlink being a
> newer date than the build causing installworld to try and rebuild the binary
> when it shouldn't. I've seen this on boot2 when storing the output of a
> buildworld in a cpio and extracting it since cpio doesn't preserve the times
> on symlinks. We actually just comment out the dependency on the 'machine'
> symlinks at work since we use cpio. :-/
Indeed -- it turned out that time in my Parallels VM had mysteriously
regressed four days (or failed to leap forward four days?). ntpdate, blowing
away /usr/obj and touching /usr/src followed by a rebuild did the trick.
Sorry about the false alarm.
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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