kernel compile fails with error 1

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Nov 21 12:14:44 PST 2006

On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 01:21:49PM -0600, Ron Wingfield wrote:
> Hello All,
> (Mr. Schweers, this is not directed to you.)
> I'm not offering any comment or suggestion regarding Mr. Schweers problem . 
> . .but from his previously posted make-output regarding the following, is 
> the "Stop in" message literally as copied by Mr. Schweers?  If so, then 
> have the developers sunk to the level that such coded error message 
> reporting resorts to such offensive language?  I don't want to start a 
> "flammer" here (I went to college in the sixties) but I've worked as a 
> professional programmer/analyst/software engineer for thirty years.  I 
> would never code such language into an error/diagnostic message (regardless 
> of how much I'd like to).  Such language is sophmoric, and denigrates the 
> reputation of FreeBSD as a professionally acceptable product . . .or is it 
> possible that the source code has been hacked or corrupted and is reporting 
> with language as would be expected from such irresponsible behavior?
> >mkdep: compile failed
> >*** Error code 1
> >
> >Stop in /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BRAINF*#!.                . . .yes, the "F" 
> >word.
> >*** Error code 1

I guess you're not at all familiar with the process of building a
FreeBSD kernel.  That is the name that the OP chose for his kernel
configuration file.

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