Error 127 During Makeinstall of 4.8 to 4.9 Upgrade

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Feb 17 06:35:46 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 08:36:13AM -0500, Bob Perry wrote:

> If the problem still persists, I'll have to consider another OS.  As I
> mentioned earlier, this is not a testbox.

> I was attempting to upgrade from 4.8 to 4.9 and the program stopped
> during the makeinstall phase with the following error messages:
> ==>gnu/usr.bin/groff/font/devascii
> Making R
> expr: not found
> ***Error code 127

This is a well known problem and it and the solution may be easily
found by googling.  The clock on your system is wrong.  Set the clock
to the correct time and start again with 'make buildworld'.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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