make buildworld fails on 4.8-release

Jeremy Gaddis jeremy at
Thu May 1 13:52:33 PDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-04-28 at 08:25, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> > I have been attempting a `make buildworld` on a new 4.8-RELEASE
> > machine.  I installed the sources from the CD from the sysinstall
> > user interface.  They haven't been cvsuped, updated, or modified
> > in any way.

> First thing I try when buildworld fails is:
> # rm -rvf /usr/obj
> # rm -rvf /usr/src/*
> # cvsup -L 2 -g /path/to/supfile
> Then attempt to rebuild from scratch. You may want to backup your original
> source/obj trees if you have already compiled a custom kernel though.

I'd rather not do a complete cvsup of the sources if I can avoid
it (only available Internet connection is 56k dialup).  Should
I just reinstall the sources from the CD and cvsup from that, or
is a complete cvsup really preferred?


Jeremy L. Gaddis   <jeremy at>   <>
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