Don't know how to make /usr/ports/dns/bind96/work/.build....

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Wed Jul 29 08:09:59 UTC 2009

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, Doug Barton wrote:

> Mel Flynn wrote:
>> On Tuesday 28 July 2009 20:24:27 Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
>>> make: don't know how to make
>>> /usr/ports/dns/bind96/work/.build_done.bind96._usr_local. Stop
>>> *** Error code 2
>>> Someone else had the same problem, and they also chose overwrite-base:
>>> html
>>> But it was dismissed because he was using "sudo", however the real reason
>>> is because this problem goes away a second time.
>> Most likely because that option changes PREFIX, so the BUILD_COOKIE changed,
>> but the target was already in make's list of targets to make. After options
>> are stored in /var/db/ports, BUILD_COOKIE will end in ._usr.
> I believe Mel is right here. 'make clean ; make config ; make' worked
> for me.

As does a second make after getting this error, but it's nonintuitive, and 
probably a ports bug.



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