>>> =============================================================== >>> >>> I have cleared the /usr/src directory and reloaded the tree from the CD, >>> and gone through the >>> whole process again, but get the same error. >>> >> >> This is the second time I've heard of this problem... >> >> Could you tell us what the permissions are >> on /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/binutils/gdb/observer.sh? >> >> The permissions should be 755, whereas I'm guessing that you're missing the >> execute bit(s). If this is the case correcting the file permissions should >> allow you to run make build. >> >The permissions on /observer.sh were rw for owner (root) only. This was >also the case with all of the .sh files in that directory and others. > >I removed the /usr/src directory and all contents, and reloaded the >source files again from the CD and checked the permissions. >All of the .sh files now had the proper 755 permissions. > >When I then updated from [EMAIL PROTECTED] and when I >checked the permissions again, they had reverted back to rw only. > >All these were performed logged in as root. > >What would you recommend?
"Try another anoncvs server just in the event that something is corrupted" would seem more than reasonable. There are around 20 servers listed at anoncvs.html.