Build error "am_ET.UTF-8.out: Inappropriate ioctl for device""

Thomas Backman serenity at
Sat Dec 19 18:06:14 UTC 2009

On Dec 19, 2009, at 3:37 PM, henter2009 wrote:

> hi folks,
> Im getting this error as well when building world for RELENG_8 wich seems to
> be the 8 STABLE, any ideas for skip that?
> Jakub Lach wrote:
>> mklocale -o am_ET.UTF-8.out /usr/src/share/mklocale/am_ET.UTF-8.src
>> am_ET.UTF-8.out: Inappropriate ioctl for device
>> *** Error code 1

IIRC, rebuild mklocale manually (cd /usr/src/usr.bin/mklocale && make && make install) and then try again.
If not, this was up on the lists back when it was actual:"am_ET.UTF-8.out%3A+Inappropriate+ioctl+for+device"&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t


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