make distribution fails

Erik Nørgaard norgaard at
Tue Aug 8 21:29:18 UTC 2006

Nagy László Zsolt wrote:
> I got this:
> messias# pwd
> /usr/src/etc
> messias# make distribution DESTDIR=/usr/local/diskless
> cd /usr/src/etc;  install -o root -g wheel -m 644 apmd.conf
> auth.conf  crontab csh.cshrc csh.login csh.logout devd.conf devfs.conf 
> dhclient.conf disktab fbtab ftpusers gettytab group  hosts hosts.allow
> hosts.equiv hosts.lpd  inetd.conf login.access login.conf  mac.conf motd
> netconfig network.subr networks newsyslog.conf  portsnap.conf pf.conf
> pf.os phones profile protocols  rc rc.bsdextended rc.firewall
> rc.firewall6 rc.initdiskless  rc.sendmail rc.shutdown  rc.subr remote
> rpc services shells  snmpd.config sysctl.conf syslog.conf usbd.conf 
> etc.i386/ttys  /usr/src/etc/../gnu/usr.bin/man/manpath/manpath.config 
> /usr/src/etc/../usr.bin/mail/misc/mail.rc 
> /usr/src/etc/../usr.bin/locate/locate/locate.rc printcap
> /usr/local/diskless/etc;  cap_mkdb -l
> /usr/local/diskless/etc/login.conf;  install -o root -g wheel -m 755 
> netstart pccard_ether rc.suspend rc.resume /usr/local/diskless/etc; 
> install -o root -g wheel -m 600  master.passwd nsmb.conf opieaccess
> /usr/local/diskless/etc;  pwd_mkdb -L -i -p -d /usr/local/diskless/etc 
> /usr/local/diskless/etc/master.passwd
> install: wrong number or types of arguments
> usage: install [-bCcpSsv] [-B suffix] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode]
>              [-o owner] file1 file2
>      install [-bCcpSsv] [-B suffix] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode]
>              [-o owner] file1 ... fileN directory
>      install -d [-v] [-g group] [-m mode] [-o owner] directory ...
> *** Error code 64
> Stop in /usr/src/etc.
> messias#
> I found the same problem here:
> but the PR database is busy, I cannot read the details.
> What am I doing wrong?

What version are you trying to install? On 5.X you gotta be in
/usr/src/etc, but on 6.X this changed to /usr/src.

Cheers, Erik
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