Persisten buildworld errors

Doug White dwhite at
Thu Aug 19 11:44:20 PDT 2004

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:

> > You can try doing a 'make includes' to try to overwirte whatever busted
> > include files you have, but it might not fix things. You may want to grab
> > a snapshot disc and "upgrade" to it.
> >
> Please don't suggest people to run "make includes".  This will likely
> break upgrades from older systems because headers (most noticeble one
> is /usr/include/osreldate.h) will not match the installed world, and
> you will fool your buildworld into thinking it's running on a more
> current system than you actually have.

Yeah I know make includes is evil, but this installation is obviously
missing pieces, and its a last-ditch effort before regressing to a

Unless you have a better idea :)

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