-current build from today dying in `less`

Tillman Hodgson tillman at seekingfire.com
Wed Aug 18 07:08:20 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 09:15:29PM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 10:11:32PM -0400, Ken Smith wrote:
> > Nothing leaps out at me but could you comment out those entries above
> > and give that a try?  I'm still catching up on exactly what behavior
> > changed but some changes were made to make(1) recently in how command
> > line arguments and some environment variables interact.  It's worth
> > a try doing the build without any external influences.
> Sure thing. I've started a build with everything in make.conf commented
> out. It typically failed about 6 or 7 hours into the build so I'll check
> it in the morning and report back.

It died in screen.o again, failed reference to tty.

> > Failing that and if you've got disk space and time...  You can try
> > moving /usr/src to /usr/src_bak and let cvsup repopulate the whole
> > thing to see if maybe a previous cvsup got a bit confused.  :-(
> It's an NFS mount from a file server that's tight on space,
> unfortunately. If it comes to that I'll just wipe and pull down fresh
> without keeping the backup copy, all I should need is my kernel config
> really.

I'll try grabbing a fresh copy of source.


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