this really should be fixed

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue May 23 13:47:36 PDT 2006

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 12:53:35PM -0600, Paul Schiro wrote:
> Hello all,
> There's been a problem existing in freebsd/sparc64 since the 5.x
> days.  I'm seeing it again on 6.1.  After fresh install, and then
> syncing src, buildworld will fail on usr.bin/lex .  The cause for this
> appears to be that the file in the usr.bin/lex directory has a
> date year of 1969.  I touched that file, and now build progresses
> normally.  Here is where build dies prior to touching the file:
> > ===> usr.bin/lex (depend)
> > lex -t  -is /usr/src/usr.bin/lex/scan.l > scan.c
> > yacc -d -o parse.c /usr/src/usr.bin/lex/parse.y
> > make: don't know how to make Stop
> > *** Error code 2
> This should probably be fixed before another major release goes out, eh?

Bugs that are not reported don't get fixed :-)

However I don't see the problem:

-rwxr--r--  1 root  wheel     192 Jun 19  1996

Are you sure your system clock is correct?

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