buildkernel: make[2]: exec(ctfconvert) failed (No such file or directory)

NGie Cooper yaneurabeya at
Tue Oct 28 23:45:48 UTC 2014

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 4:35 PM, Gyrd Thane Lange <gyrd-se at> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:01:39 -0600
> Ian Lepore <ian at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2014-10-28 at 23:50 +0100, Gyrd Thane Lange wrote:
>> > PATH=/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/legacy/usr/sbin:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/legacy/usr/bin:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/legacy/usr/games:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/legacy/bin:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/sbin:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/bin:/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/games:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
>> Do a "make kernel-toolchain" which will build a new ctfconvert and put
>> it in the right place within /usr/obj to be used during buildkernel.
> Thanks, I will try this (building now). But if it works I'll be somewhat
> confused. I thought kernel-toolchain was implicit when doing a full
> buildworld (which I've already done), and I already have a ctfconvert
> (/usr/obj/usr/src/cddl/usr.bin/ctfconvert/ctfconvert).
> The problem looks more like buildkernel is ignoring the ctfconvert
> tool in /usr/obj/ and instead is expecting to find it in /usr/bin (or
> some such).

    It should be located in /usr/obj -- we should not expect the tool
in /usr/bin to be correct/compatible with the source tree.

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