Toolchain broken on -CURRENT
matthew at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 29 16:38:39 UTC 2019
On 29/01/2019 16:06, DHCP Server wrote:
> Please can I somehow to repair my -CURRENT installation? What happens:
> I have a machine which I use to check current state of -current revision as a desktop.
> It has a simple X11 desktop and I periodically update /usr/src with svnlite update and
> rebuild world as in instruction.
> At some moment (most likely I'm something do wrong), I have broken toolchain and
> world does not compile anymore. With ld.lld segfault. How can I repaire my system
> without clean installation?
When you build world, you first spend a lot of time building a new
toolchain using your systems' installed toolchain. This new toolchain
is what appears to be broken in the output you show.
So, you may well have a perfectly good toolchain installed, but a source
tree that is defective -- mistakes do happen, and it can break building
In this case, you can do the following to give yourself the best chance
of building world successfully again:
* delete everything under /usr/obj
* check out the most recent sources using git or svn or svnlite or
whatever you prefer
* restart the build
Check the output from your buildworld and buildkernel for any errors and
don't install unless the compile was error free.
Consider whether 13-CURRENT is the right version for you to run. It is
a development version and is not guaranteed to run correctly (or at
all). You're expected to be able to cope with such problems when you
run it. You will find -STABLE or -RELEASE a smoother ride and more
performant to boot, as those code branches have certain performance
impacting debugging code turned off.
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