Aftering updating from Dec 2 src, buildworld bombs with free() error on Dec 8

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Dec 8 11:05:46 PST 2005

On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 07:46:20PM +0100, Thierry Herbelot wrote:
> Le Thursday 8 December 2005 19:16, Tillman Hodgson a ?crit :
> > [root at thoth /usr/src]# make buildworld
> > make in free(): error: junk pointer, too high to make sense
> > Abort trap: 6 (core dumped)
> <AOL> me too </AOL>
> I also see make crashing  with a free error, on my current box : I first 
> thought it was a pilot error, then I was sidetracked and I did not take time 
> to investigate.
> I last upgraded the box around 01/12

Make was broken in the above way for brief probably
upgraded at an unlucky time.  Copy a working make from another system
to bootstrap back to a working system.


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