can't build world from 5.2.1-REL

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Thu Apr 8 12:48:03 PDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 12:32:19PM -0700, Doug White wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I've got a dual Xeon machine here that can't seem to build -current from
> 5.2.1-RELEASE. It appears something is badly broken in the gcc build or
> yacc or both.  The victim machine was just freshly installed with
> 5.2.1-REL, and I've only built the kernel to enable SMP and remove the
> drivers I don't use.
> The first time I tried to buildworld, it croaked on trying to link
> gengtype complaining that a bunch of yy* symbols weren't defined.  I
> toasted /usr/obj and built again and got "attempt to use poisoned
> "strdup""  messages during a make depend step in cc_tools.
> The last time the "poisioned" messages appeared, which was last year, it
> was due to broken sed. Looking at the diffs between the foo.c and
> foo.c%DIKED files, the correct changes are being made.
> I'm working on generating buildworld typescripts once I get a fresh src
> tree downloaded to the machine again.  Since my other -current builders,
> which update near daily, are building OK, I'm guessing there is a
> non-backwards-compatible change in there somewhere.
> I'll post the URLs once I get the logs uploaded.
This looks very familiar, though I don't remember the details,
but you may try searching the mailing list archives.  Or for a
brute force attack of the problem, please try upgrading to the
-current version of yacc(1) before doing buildworld.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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