make installworld failed

Thomas Hoffmann trh411 at
Tue Apr 15 01:59:30 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:16 PM, Mike Casper <mikecspr at> wrote:

> I'm new to freebsd and there isn't anything important on the machine that
> I'm working with. Worse case scenario is that I reinstall, but I'd like to
> try and figure out issue like this before things move ahead.
> I installed ports & src with svn. Then I followed the procedures from the
> Overview of Build World Process. Everything worked fine until make
> installworld.
> make installworld fails with:
> Install blah blah blah
> Install blah blah blah
> Install -o root -g wheel -m 444 btree.3.gz  /usr/share/man/man3
> Install: btree.3.gz: No such file or directory
> *** Error Code 71
> Stop.
> make[5] : stopped in /usr/src/lib/libc
> *** Error Code 1
> I did a find / -name btree.3.gz, and its results are
> /usr/share/man/man3/btree.3.gz.
> I coped the local file to /usr/src/lib/libc and ran make installworld
> again, but received the same results.
> I haven't rebooted and I'm still in single user mode with the zvol mounted
> as per the handbook procedure.
> My first question, is the -g wheel correct (is it supposed to be -g root?)
> or did I incorrectly merge the /etc files with mergemaster -p?
> Secondly, can I use  btree.3.gz from ../man/man3 and if so, where would I
> put it to stop make installworld from failing?

This issue was caused by r264402 and fixed with r264424. Suggest you update
/usr/src to >= r264424 and try again. You will need to rebuild world (make



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