Persisten buildworld errors
ru at freebsd.org
Thu Aug 19 12:14:53 PDT 2004
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 02:05:26PM -0500, Stephen Hocking 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
> > snapshot.
> > Unless you have a better idea :)
> I had gotten the source tree off ctm-cvs., which suggests that the cvs tree
> that the ctm chunks are made from is incomplete. I know my source tree was up
> to date with regards to it, which is why I was asking. How are people with
> working build trees getting their sources?
It's not about your source tree, it's about your build system (the
contents of /usr/lib, /usr/include, etc. that is likely to be broken).
ru at FreeBSD.org
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