problems during upgrade to RELENG_5

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Tue Aug 24 09:55:37 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 06:48:55PM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> RE>On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 05:11:32PM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> RE>> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Tomas Verbaitis wrote:
> RE>> 
> RE>> TV>2) Next failure was this:
> RE>> TV>===> snmp_atm
> RE>> TV>cat
> RE>> TV>/usr/src/lib/libbsnmp/modules/snmp_atm/../../../../contrib/ngatm/snmp_atm/atm_tree.def
> RE>> TV>/usr/src/lib/libbsnmp/modules/snmp_atm/atm_freebsd.def | gensnmptree -e
> RE>> TV>begemotAtm > atm_oid.h
> RE>> TV>line 110: junk after closing ')'
> RE>> 
> RE>> The problem seems to be that it is running an old gensnmptree from 
> RE>> /usr/bin although it should build and run a new one. Can you tell me what 
> RE>> is the __FreeBSD_version in /usr/include/osreldate.h on the system you are 
> RE>> trying to upgrade?
> RE>> 
> RE>Harti, nothing to worry about, you can safely close PR.  This is what
> RE>happens when people do "make includes" without understanding that it
> RE>will ruin their build environment.  ``make buildworld OSRELDATE=0''
> RE>usually helps these pour souls.  ;)
> Ok. I was now half an hour thinking about the versions. It was my fault 
> that I did not bump the FreeBSD_version then, so the actual commit of the 
> gensnmptree is between two version bumps. I choose the later one for the 
> check in Makefile.inc1 and think this should be safe.
It should be okay, and I thought we already fixed this in Makefile.inc1 by
using the correct __FreeBSD_version check.  Ask for the

``ls -l /usr/include/osreldate.h /usr/bin/gensnmptree''

output when diagnosing the problem -- like I said, chances are good that
people fooled their build environment to think it's more fresh than is

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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