buildworld failed

Venkatesh K kaevee at
Sun Feb 3 05:04:54 PST 2008

On Feb 3, 2008 5:36 PM, Gerard <gerard at> wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Feb 2008 15:00:36 +0530
> "Venkatesh K" <kaevee at> wrote:
> > I did try that too! Still same problem.
> From the FreeBSD manual:
> What do I do if something goes wrong?
> Make absolutely sure your environment has no extraneous cruft from
> earlier builds. This is simple enough.
> # chflags -R noschg /usr/obj/usr
> # rm -rf /usr/obj/usr
> # cd /usr/src
> # make cleandir
> # make cleandir

I had tried cleaning build tree as described above and building again.
It was of no help.

> Yes, make cleandir really should be run twice.
> I would then run cvsup again to make sure you have the latest available
> files and then rerun the entire process again.

I have removed arch flag from "make.conf" and trying recompiling again.
I did cvsup latest sources before restarting the build.

> BTW, lose the 'top-posting' habit.

I apologize for not following etiquette. I will follow it from now onwards.


Venkatesh. K

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