On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 07:38:13PM -0300, Jeff MacDonald wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been having a problem latly, where when I try to install any port
> it says "checking to see if port _x_ is installed" then the make dies.
> I've looked into the make files a bit, and saw a "do-install" so i tried
> make do-install and it works some times.
> Anyways.. I'm running 5.1 i ran my stable-supfile and went into 
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/pkg_install and did a make, only to get this error..
> http://www.bignose.ca/~bignose/make.txt
> If anyone has any help, that would be great, I'm not a c guy, so hunting
> down this error would not get me too far.

The supported way to rebuild your system involves 'make world', not
piecewise rebuilds.  In general, if you know what you're doing you can
compile things piecewise, but if you don't you should follow the
rebuild procedure documented in the FreeBSD handbook.


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