On Saturday 08 November 2003 12:27 pm, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Saturday 08 November 2003 12:10 pm, Jason wrote:
> >     Last night I updated all my source files to buildworld, but ran into
> > a problem.  I tried to build it 3 times, and each time it stops at the
> > same spot.  If I retype the last commands show letter for letter they
> > work.  It stops at something like $gzip -cn cvs.info > cvs.info.gz.  If
> > I immediately enter this command after the error it does not work, but
> > above it is a 3 line command for makeinfo.  If I renter this command
> > then the gzip works.  If this just some small glitch in some config file
> > that has already been fixed?  If it has not been fixed, or no one knows,
> > what file show I look into to correct this myself?  I am running 5.1
> > with my cvs tag set to current.  The error occurs about 38 minutes into
> > the build, so I would  be glad to try suggestions but I don't want to
> > waste a day on this.
> > Thanks,
> > Jason
> First rule of thumb is to re-cvsup src-all after you have waited awhile. If
> that doesn't work, include the error messages.

As a follow up, I cvsuped using a mirror what was updated at 1820UTC and had 
no problem doing a buildworld with 5-current.

> If you are following -current, you should also be subscribed to the lists
> that deal with problems, such as cvs-all, hackers, -current, and etc. You
> can see the problem being addressed and then fixed.
> This used to be part of the suggested requirements for following stable and
> they definitely apply to current.
> Kent

Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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