make installkernel help required. (ANSWER... sort of)
phil at sal-n-phil.net
Wed Sep 22 03:43:13 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 11:38, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2004-09-22 11:19, Phil Payne <phil at sal-n-phil.net> wrote:
> > After having another search of the archives and seeing someone suggest
> > they were having make problems in X:
> > (http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/htdig/freebsd-questions/2004-September/058300.html)
> > ... I ran the make installkernel outside of X (i.e. in a console) and it
> > works fine.
> > Try to run it in aterm or xterm and you get the "can't shift that many"
> > error.
> > I cannot pretend to know anything about why this is the case.
> This error seems to be caused by some sort of mishandling of nls.alias
> when this command runs:
> : cd /usr/share/nls; set - `grep "^[a-zA-Z]" /usr/src/etc/nls.alias`;
> : while [ $# -gt 0 ] ; do rm -rf "$1"; ln -s "$2" "$1"; shift; shift;
> : done
> : shift: can't shift that many
> : *** Error code 2
> : Stop in /usr/src/etc.
> For this to work correctly, the file /usr/src/etc/nls.alias should
> contain pairs of words, as shown below:
> : # $FreeBSD: src/etc/nls.alias,v 1.5 2003/06/10 01:22:30 ache Exp $
> : POSIX C
> : en_US.US-ASCII C
> Two questions that come to my mind are:
> 1. Have you changed this file in any way?
Nope. Well... not by directly editing.
> 2. What are the locale settings of your environment when this
> fails, i.e. what does this print?
> $ env | grep '^L[AC]' | sort
No output from this command.
Here's the nls.alias file:
gw# cat /usr/src/etc/nls.alias
# $FreeBSD: src/etc/nls.alias,v 1.5 2003/06/10 01:22:30 ache Exp $
> - Giorgos
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