persistent problem with buildworld on -CURRENT

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon May 28 17:01:22 UTC 2007

On 2007-05-28 17:06, Odhiambo Washington <wash at> wrote:
> What could I be missing, so that buildworld always fails for me?
> This is -current, sources as of today (20070528).
> I believe it is something I am missing.
> This is an HP DC 7600...and I am running FreeBSD within vmware,
> which I must swear I have done before, until I decided I had
> dirty-fied my system and so needed to start afresh.
> <snip>
> ===> bin/csh (depend)
> grep '[FV]_' /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/ed.defns.c | grep '^#define' >> ed.defns.h
> cc -E -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe  -I. -I/usr/src/bin/csh -I/usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh -D_PATH_TCSHELL='"/bin/csh"' -DHAVE_ICONV -Wno-pointer-sign /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/tc.const.c /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/sh.char.h /usr/src/bin/csh/config.h /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/config_f.h /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/sh.types.h sh.err.h -D_h_tc_const | grep 'Char STR' |  sed -e 's/Char \([a-zA-Z0-9_]*\)\(.*\)/extern Char \1[];/' |  sort >> tc.const.h
> cc -o gethost  -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe  -I. -I/usr/src/bin/csh -I/usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh -D_PATH_TCSHELL='"/bin/csh"' -DHAVE_ICONV -Wno-pointer-sign /usr/src/bin/csh/../../contrib/tcsh/gethost.c
> ./gethost /usr/src/bin/csh/host.defs >> tc.defs.c
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src/bin/csh.
> *** Error code 1

Are you running make(1) with -j options?  If yes, what are they?

Another thing to check is that you have permissions to write in the
"/usr/obj" tree, while doing the build (or wherever ${MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX}

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