Re: HELP!!! -CURRENT libtool problem.

1999-07-05 Thread David O'Brien
Also, before I removed 3.2 from my system, I made a little cpp hello world program and with GCC the binary was 8k. That same program was 40k with EGCS. Anyone know why? Look at the ``ldd'' output. libstdc++ is statically linked if you used the egcs port (which if you did this on 3.2 you

Re: HELP!!! -CURRENT libtool problem.

1999-07-11 Thread David O'Brien
Q: I want to use this cool piece of software that's in the FreeBSD ports system. But I can't build it on my 3.x-stable system. Why not? A: Ah, sorry. The ports system only targets -current, trying to get it to work with -stable is too much work. If you want to be sure of

Re: HELP!!! -CURRENT libtool problem.

1999-07-13 Thread David O'Brien
You're correct in that better awareness is almost definitely the key. Would you consider posting the -stable and -current port build results You can find the realtime results from http://bento.freebsd.org/ -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send

Re: PLIP is still broken :(

1999-07-18 Thread David O'Brien
Does anybody have a plans to fix plip code which is broken a quite awhile (several months or so)? Since I used it just last week on two -CURRENT boxes, I'd say there is some other problem you are experecing. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send

Re: 4.0-current [/usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: cc: Undefined symbol mkstemps]

1999-07-21 Thread David O'Brien
I've recently upgraded to 4.0 from 3.2-stable and now whenever I try and compile something I get: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: cc: Undefined symbol "mkstemps" *** Error code 1 There was a time peroid during the gcc - egcs transition in -CURRENT one would get this error. But a ``make

Re: Broken world

1999-07-28 Thread David O'Brien
from /usr/src/gnu/lib/libgcc/../../../contrib/egcs/gcc/cp/new1.cc:28: /usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/include/g++/exception:9: syntax error before string constant *** Error code 1 This is due to the Bison-Yacc change. I did builds of the compiler and all, but not a full make

Re: Broken world

1999-07-29 Thread David O'Brien
Any prognosis on a fix? I'll revert when I go to bed if I am not getting anywhere. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Library question/challenge

1999-07-29 Thread David O'Brien
I think, a guess, that make world without -DWANT_AOUT in conjunction with Unless you are trying to support current development of a.out binaries, there is little need to be useing "-DWANT_AOUT". All you want is suport for existing 2.2.x a.out binaries (since that is what Netscape is). Realize

Re: Sh still is not working for MAKEDEV

1999-08-03 Thread David O'Brien
It seems like a bug in egcs which broke sh when "-march=pentium" option is used while -O? level doesn't really matter. Any ideas on how to track it down? Wait. GCC-2.95 (what would have been EGCS-1.2) will be released RSN. There has been *major* changes from EGCS-1.1.2 (the version in our

Re: Panic plus advice needed

1999-08-04 Thread David O'Brien
I disagree that this should even be necessary. This kind of detail was exactly the reason why I put the short-lived default debug kernel into config. There aren't too many systems any more that don't have an additional 30 MB for the time it takes to build the kernel, and it solves a

Re: Packages

1999-08-05 Thread David O'Brien
1) Can I use the 3.2 packages with FreeBSD 4.0 or am I doing a stupid thing? Kinda. We provide different versions at ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/ because of there are some library difference between 3.x and 4.0. Not to mention anything that grubs around in the kernel. 2)

Re: w date

1999-08-05 Thread David O'Brien
I don´t know, which daemon writes to /var/run/utmp. Maybe I should notice, that I´m logged in via ssh. Was this version of ssh built on a 4.0 system, or 2.x? Usernames went from 8 chars to 16 chars. I was experiencing simular problems when I upgraded from 2.2.x to 3.0. -- -- David

Re: Panic plus advice needed

1999-08-05 Thread David O'Brien
There aren't too many systems any more that don't have an additional 30 MB for the time it takes to build the kernel, and it solves a whole lot of potential problems. It does cause problems when you keep the kernels for 8 different machines in one /usr/src. You are obiviously know what

Re: gnu tar upgrade?

1999-08-16 Thread David O'Brien
I looked at the implementation of fast-read, and it doesn't look too hard to adapt to the new version of tar. I could create patches if there is interest There is. Upgrading tar is something I've been wanting to do for over a year. Anything to speed me along would be helpful. -- --

Re: Linuxulator: emulation? [was: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB...]

1999-08-16 Thread David O'Brien
"Linux compatibility" "Linux ABI support" "Linux binary compatibility" The suggested "linux mode", has a nice non-technical simple ring to it. If we called it this, the non-educated might not come away with the wrong idea. Management(tm) may not understand "ABI" and the exact use of

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-16 Thread David O'Brien
have quite a few Plextor cd recorders so I am wondering if anyone has any experience with Plextor cd recorders... Excellent experience. I have both their 4x and 8x [SCSI] burners. If you check the various CDROM burner FAQs around, you will also find that Plextors perform better than others

Re: Existance of /var/backups for periodic/daily

1999-08-16 Thread David O'Brien
1. Add a "if [ ! -d $bak ] ; then exit fi" to the top of the files, or 2. Add a "mkdir -p $bak" to the top. Do others consider this an error, and if so which is the preferred fix? Both. (2) followed by (1), possible logging a warning. -- -- David([EMAIL

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread David O'Brien
Yah, or if you don't want to create yet another environment variable you can stick those in the /etc/default/cdrecord file (note: the directory is 'default' not 'defaults'). If that is truely the case we need to send-pr it -- ports are *not* allowed to have application-specific

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread David O'Brien
[ Amancio's reply moved to the *bottom* where replies belong.. ] He (and some others on this list) should also learn how to NOT QUOTE THE ENTIRE MESSAGE. Only the relevant parts should be quoted. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: gdb-4.17 in FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
I managed to build gdb-4.17 in FreeBSD 4.0, here's how to do it: ... Then it should all build (and perhaps work). The same hacks probably apply to gdb-4.18 and gdb-current (but so far gdb-4.17 is the most useful version I've seen for debugging C++). Are you saying 4.17 is better than 4.18

Re: How To Burn CDs

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
"Another possibility, if you have the RAM, is to use the team(1) program (it's in the ports) to buffer the data as it goes to the burner. Any reason not to use ``cdrecord -fs=64m'' (or some simular size) -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: How To Burn CDs

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
On Fri, Aug 20, 1999 at 01:04:47PM +0200, Werner Griessl wrote: Werner, like you we all got 246 line email message. You did not have to quote the *ENTIRE* thing back to us just to add 3 lines. If you don't have the time to trim, we don't have the time to read your reply. -- -- David

Re: How To Burn CDs

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
If you have the physical memory sure however if you don't then you will start swapping and most likely your cd recording will fail. Hence my recommendation for a small size buffer. Then there is no advantage in using `team' vs. ``cdrecord -fs=XX'', right? -- -- David([EMAIL

Re: REQ: Test /etc/rc clean-up

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
However I'd REALLY like to emphasize again that if we're going to do this the proper fix is to use case wherever possible. There are numerous reasons for this, not the least of which are making the variable case insensitive (and therefore more user friendly) I have to really agree with Doug

Re: How To Burn CDs

1999-08-21 Thread David O'Brien
"Another possibility, if you have the RAM, is to use the team(1) program (it's in the ports) to buffer the data as it goes to the burner. Any reason not to use ``cdrecord -fs=64m'' (or some simular size) Any reason to? I mean, I never had to go over the default cdrecord uses.

Re: whither readline.h?

1999-08-23 Thread David O'Brien
/usr/include/readline/readline.h (and whatever else that's supposed to be in that directory) has been missing from 4-current and 3-stable snaps for awhile. Does anyone know why? I just checked that cd /usr/src/gnu/lib/libreadline ; make obj all install does the right thing. Ideas where to

NFSv3 on freebsd--solaris

1999-08-23 Thread David O'Brien
I'm forwarding this to [EMAIL PROTECTED] as I know many people are on the list that live in multi-platform worlds. - Forwarded message from [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Solaris 7 machines cannot use NFSv3 mounts from a FreeBSD NFS server. When using NFSv2 the decrease in performance was very

Re: Softupdates reliability?

1999-08-27 Thread David O'Brien
Doesn't Asus make an AT formfactor Super 7 motherboard w/ a 100mhz bus? Yes, but it is shy on card slots. The Tyan s1590 Trinity-AT100 is the has the most card slots of any of today's AT formfactor Super7 boards I am aware of. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To

Re: Built-in linker library search paths

1999-08-29 Thread David O'Brien
I'd like to remove the search paths altogether, leaving the gcc LIB_SPEC and LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable to get the /right/ path all the time. Can you post a patch first? IIRC jdp wanted to be more "pure" with ld.so finding shared libs. Many didn't like the more "pure" searching.

Re: breakage in this morning's build

1999-08-29 Thread David O'Brien
cc -O -pipe -Wall -Wformat -I/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/include -static -o rm rm.o stat_flags.o install -C -c -s -o root -g wheel -m 555 rm /usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/bin rm: /usr/obj/usr/src/bin/rm: Undefined error: 0 *** Error code 1 I'll look in to it. CVSup'ing is going to take a little

Re: Support for 3Com 3CCFE574BT 10/100 LAN Card

1999-09-03 Thread David O'Brien
I notice that -current supports the 3C574, but not the newer 3C574B. Is anyone working on support for this card? Is the 3c574B PCCARD (old-style PCIMCA), or CARDBUS? To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: What's wrong with this picture?

1999-09-14 Thread David O'Brien
On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 05:32:41PM -0400, Mark S. Reichman wrote: Second, I will respond as I see fit to any public posting with or without your permission Mr. Mike Smith. HUH?? Where did Mike direct something at you in this thread? And yes, posting messages like that in a public forum is

Re: -current buildworld

1999-09-14 Thread David O'Brien
Is it possible that it isnt working because its not in /usr/src, but in /usr/src2/src? No. I would check and see if you have /usr/local/bin/gcc or any other "gcc" named compilers anywhere. Also cd /usr/src (for convience make it a sym link to /usr/src2/src) make cleandir make

Re: NetApp PostMark ported to FreeBSD?

1999-09-18 Thread David O'Brien
Anybody know if this ever got ported to FreeBSD? It has now. See /usr/ports/benchmarks/postmark/ -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

*** HEADS UP *** cvs commit: src/sys/i386/isa if_ep.c

1999-09-19 Thread David O'Brien
I have added Jason Young [EMAIL PROTECTED] support for the 3Com Megahertz 574B ethernet 16-bit PC-Card to the ``ep'' Ethernet driver. I tested it best I could, but I don't have access to all the 3Com cards (mostly ISA and PC-Card) this driver supports. Please let me know ASAP if these changes

Re: cvs commit: src/sys/i386/isa if_ed.c

1999-09-19 Thread David O'Brien
This is a CURRENT issue, so it's discussion belongs there. On Sun, Sep 19, 1999 at 10:52:57PM -0500, Chris Costello wrote: This breaks PCI RealTek cards (at least). Reverting to rev 1.160 makes it work just fine for me. Did it work before September? -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED])

** HEADS UP ** network KLM names have changed.

1999-09-20 Thread David O'Brien
I have just changed the names of the installed network driver KLM's. The KLM's are now prefixed by "if_". (their registered DRIVER_MODULE names have been changed to match). You will probably want to clean out the old modules after your next ``build world''. Also, please don't forget to change

Re: ** HEADS UP ** network KLM names have changed.

1999-09-20 Thread David O'Brien
I have just changed the names of the installed network driver KLM's. Foo. Make that KLD's. (some name changes are just hard to engrained on the brain...) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: ep0 etherlink III breakage

1999-09-20 Thread David O'Brien
On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 12:28:27PM -0500, Mark Hittinger wrote: Hey per request I'm reporting some ep0 breakage in today's -current. I have an etherlink III 3c509B and the probing appears correct. Sequence of events boot -s # ifconfig ep0 inet 192.168.18.200

Re: ep0 etherlink III breakage

1999-09-22 Thread David O'Brien
I think David was joking with you, hence the \begin{wpaul} statement. Bill Paul is of course our resident Ethernet driver guy, and he is not known for his patience with people who do not supply enough information. :) Only 1/2 joking. This seems to be my month for content free bug reports. I

Re: ep0 etherlink III breakage

1999-09-22 Thread David O'Brien
Actually I don't really care what you do with this. I did say "more later" but you chopped that part out. I was only trying to give a heads up. Then way waste people's time with content-free messages? Just to lower the signal-to-noise ratio? We all could have waited for this email.

Re: EGCS, or EGCS?

1999-09-30 Thread David O'Brien
look at gcc's behaviour. This has left me somewhat confused. I appear to have two complete copies of gcc - one in src/contrib/gcc and another in src/contrib/egcs/gcc. WIP. src/contrib/egcs is the current home. It is moving to src/contrib/{gcc,libio,libstdc++,etc.}. After the move, it

Re: Now that sigcontext is gone ...

1999-10-02 Thread David O'Brien
P.S. This also reminds me that FreeBSD is non-standard relative to Linux and all of the major vender commercial Unices in that a disallowed access, such as a write to a read-only region of memory, generates a SIGBUS rather than a SIGSEGV. Yes, this even violates the 1996 POSIX spec.

Re: HEADS UP: sigset_t changes committed

1999-10-03 Thread David O'Brien
I'm not working on changing the build/installworld. There's nothing "broken" about having to install the kernel first, IMO. I don't see how I can "fix" it then. In fact for OpenBSD (and I'll assume NetBSD) their `build world' procedure is to first compile a new config(8), then build and

Re: modules: how to use?

1999-10-07 Thread David O'Brien
The network ones, for instance. No more need to put in the device lines in the kernel configuration file, it will be automagically loaded by ifconfig. I don't know if this is working already or not, though. It works in -CURRENT for most PCI network devices (`de' is one notable exception).

Re: {a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-07 Thread David O'Brien
There should be fairly few writes to the root partition, so having An opionion. I use the HP workstation model where my / is 1800M. I have no use for /var and /usr and find them simply stupid in today's world. (except for ISP's where there is cause for a septerate /var). Lets stick to facts.

Re: {a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-07 Thread David O'Brien
mount(8): syncAll I/O to the file system should be done synchronously. How detailed should the man page be? If it stated "all file data will be written synchronously, but inodes where the only update is atime and free block bitmaps are written asynchronously", would that be any

Re: make install trick

1999-10-07 Thread David O'Brien
It was my understanding that it was standard recommended practice practice pretty much across the board to create the following separate filesystems: / /tmp (perhaps an mfs, perhaps softupdates, or whatever) /usr /var

Re: make install trick

1999-10-08 Thread David O'Brien
If you've done your job right, it can be mounted read-only. This makes it harder for someone to break into the machine and obtain root access, because now they have to be root to unmount /usr and remount it read-write, so that they can put their trojan script on there that they're

Re: {a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-08 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 03:15:03PM -0700, David Schwartz wrote: There should be fairly few writes to the root partition, so having An opionion. I use the HP workstation model where my / is 1800M. I have You are not disagreeing with him, David. You are just talking about

Re: {a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-08 Thread David O'Brien
We're talking about the special case of small root partitions, such that softupdates inability to make empty space available quickly can make the difference between a major operation's success or failure. This is almost impossible on a 1.8Gb root partition. Again why? What's

Re: World breakage in libc_r?

1999-10-15 Thread David O'Brien
On a related topic, we should fix the Alpha to emit the weak alias like the i386 does. We should do what ever is reasonably possible to keep these two archs operating the same. IMHO, people will expect their FreeBSD platform knowledge to hold on the Alpha. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED])

Re: ed0 broken

1999-10-16 Thread David O'Brien
If people using laptops with -current aren't going to read their email then they should run -current. I suppose I could wrap if_ed_isa.c in the same nonesense that if_ed.c uses but I'd rather not as I suspect a fix is in the near term future. NO! Committers shouldn't commit code that is

Re: pcic.ko recent changes to sys/pccard/*

1999-10-18 Thread David O'Brien
On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 12:25:48PM -0400, Will Andrews wrote: If you don't believe me when I say that pcic _was_ working for the Sept. 29 sources: The pcic modules is *KNOWN* to have and cause problems. Warner told you this and you still insist on pushing the issue. Why? NO FreeBSD

Re: aic driver camified

1999-10-18 Thread David O'Brien
I suspect someone will want a PCCARD front end as well. I'll write it if someone will work with me on testing. You have a guinie pig^W^Wtester. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Anyone adding support for Athlons.

1999-10-25 Thread David O'Brien
I've not got an up to date version of gcc available at the moment (will get -current over the weekend however and see how things change) see /usr/ports/lang/egcs/ (Not sure why we have two version of gas in the source tree though ?) The first is our ELF linker, the second is our a.out

Re: cvs commit: src/etc pccard.conf.sample

1999-10-27 Thread David O'Brien
On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 12:02:13AM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 09:53 PM 10/25/99 -0700, you wrote: kuriyama1999/10/25 21:53:29 PDT Modified files:(Branch: RELENG_3) etc pccard.conf.sample Log: MFC: Add Allied Telesis CentreCOM LA-PCM_V2

Re: make buildworld problem...

1999-10-27 Thread David O'Brien
/shared1/FreeBSD/src/gnu/lib/libgcc/../../../contrib/egcs/gcc/libgcc1.c *** Signal 12 Stop in /shared1/FreeBSD/src/gnu/lib/libgcc. *** Error code 1 RTFML (Read The FINE Mailing List)!! This has come up for the past many weeks. You need to build a kernel BEFORE your ``make world''. IF you

Re: lsof + namecache

1999-10-28 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 10:52:30AM -0400, Garrett Wollman wrote: The lsof functionality should in my opinion be added to the system, and the necessary hooks should be added to the kernel using sysctl. fstat(1). fstat(1) does not have the functionality (that is now missing) that people

Re: lsof + namecache

1999-10-28 Thread David O'Brien
fstat(1) does not have the functionality (that is now missing) that people have come to expect from LSOF. ...which is? Say for instance I want to know which program someone is running (and what libs it is using). fstat does not show the path to the program: obrien communicator-4.7 84460

Re: -current build fails

1999-10-30 Thread David O'Brien
-I/usr/src/gnu/lib/libgcc/../../../contrib/egcs/gcc -I. -fexceptions -DIN_GCC -I/usr/obj/usr/src/tmp/usr/include -DL_mulsi3 -o _mulsi3.o /usr/src/gnu/lib/libgcc/../../../contrib/egcs/gcc/libgcc1.c *** Signal 12 ...snip... Any ideas? YES. DELETE, YES DELETE, CURRENT FROM YOUR MACHINE

Re: -current build fails

1999-10-31 Thread David O'Brien
On Sat, Oct 30, 1999 at 02:43:47PM -0700, Vincent Poy wrote: Yes, I am still running -current. I read the -current mailing list on a more regular basis than most of the people out there. By what measure? I think you've shown the opposite. I have always read the -current

GCC 2.95.2 testing

1999-01-03 Thread David O'Brien
Hi all, I've got GCC 2.95.2 working as the base compiler. It is still a little rough, but I wanted to put it in more hands for testing. My Alpha is booting from a GENERIC kernel and world built from gcc 2.95.2. This is one compiler bug in building libreadline, but I have a hack around it.

show stopper for Gcc 2.95.2 conversion

1999-01-03 Thread David O'Brien
The current show stopper for switching over to GCC 2.95.2 is a problem compiling the `ahc' driver: cc -c -O -pipe -Wall -Wredundant-decls -Wnested-externs -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Winline -Wcast-qual -fformat-extensions -ansi -nostdinc -I- -I. -I../..

Re: Serious locking problem in CURRENT

1999-01-03 Thread David O'Brien
(thanks to David O'Brien for having updated the lsof port). More so to Vic Abell [EMAIL PROTECTED] for bending over backwards to deal our changes. I forgot to mention that I've now given him access to my Alpha. So 4.46.1 mostly works on the Alpha now. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: show stopper for Gcc 2.95.2 conversion

1999-11-06 Thread David O'Brien
On Sat, Nov 06, 1999 at 10:34:18AM +0100, Gary Jennejohn wrote: Here's a patch to bus.h which works for both EGCS and GCC 2.95.2. I have Here is the patch I've been working on (before I 1st got BDE's reply). The changes are mostly from OpenBSD + style changes for the way we do things. Can you

Re: Bad 'grep' behaviour in -CURRENT, faulty binary detection?

1999-11-11 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 03:29:05PM -0500, Thomas Stromberg wrote: I just happened to notice this today. For some reason 'grep' seems to think that 'set' output is binary, not text. Seems that GNU grep 2.3 is a little too sensitive to text/binary detection. I've got a notion to change this.

Re: Bad 'grep' behaviour in -CURRENT, faulty binary detection?

1999-11-12 Thread David O'Brien
On Fri, Nov 12, 1999 at 12:11:22AM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote: Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 23:39:10 -0800 From: "David O'Brien" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Would it be possible to either ignore binary files when "-l" is in affect. OR to add an ignore binary file flag (like

Re: Bad 'grep' behaviour in -CURRENT, faulty binary detection?

1999-11-12 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 09:13:54PM -0500, Alain Magloire wrote: Of course, you can. But I will join my voice to Paul and ask you not to. This behaviour was a long standing request/grip where for example one would do grep pattern * and have the terminal going bananas, if pattern was

Re: Bad 'grep' behaviour in -CURRENT, faulty binary detection?

1999-11-12 Thread David O'Brien
On Fri, Nov 12, 1999 at 03:39:43PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote: Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 09:08:24 -0800 From: "David O'Brien" [EMAIL PROTECTED] I want a silent ignore of binary files. It'd be reasonable to add an option to do this, after the feature freeze is over and 2.4

Re: Bad 'grep' behaviour in -CURRENT, faulty binary detection?

1999-11-12 Thread David O'Brien
On Fri, Nov 12, 1999 at 08:09:24PM -0500, Alain Magloire wrote: Cool! :-) Would you able to reserve the option's letter and GNU-style long name now? I'd like to add this feature to GNU Grep 2.3 in FreeBSD. -a, --text is already taken. I assume "--ignore-binary" or

A call to squease more bytes from `boot2'

1999-11-13 Thread David O'Brien
Hi folks, Once again, `boot2' is the only thing holding us back from upgrading our base compiler. The commit below plus -fdata-sections gets us to needing to reduce another 100 bytes from `boot2'. This is an appeal to hackers to squeeze another 100 bytes out. It would be preferable to use the

Re: A call to squease more bytes from `boot2'

1999-11-13 Thread David O'Brien
On Sat, Nov 13, 1999 at 04:23:42PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: Do you have any idea why the new compiler is generating so much more code than the old? Nope. I can post the "-S" output if you like. But the EGCS vs. GCC versions are quite different. There were many changes to the back end

**HEADS UP** probable switch to Gcc 2.95.2 THIS weekend

1999-11-13 Thread David O'Brien
This is just a "heads up" message, that the switch from EGCS 1.1.2 to GCC 2.95.2 will probably occur this weekend. I can now `make world' and build a GENERIC kernel fine with GCC 2.95.2. All I have left to do is clean up some stuff and arrange some stuff. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED])

Re: **HEADS UP** probable switch to Gcc 2.95.2 THIS weekend

1999-11-14 Thread David O'Brien
# gcc --version egcs-2.91.66 What is the relationship? That is EGCS 1.1.2. see http://egcs.cygnus.com/timeline.html -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

** HEADS UP ** Switching to GCC 2.95.2 as base compiler

1999-11-14 Thread David O'Brien
I'll be pulling the switch to use GCC 2.95.2 as the base compiler in -CURRENT on Sunday evening (Freefall time). Those not-quite-so daring might want to hold off on your next make world. *** NOTE *** that I have NOT changed the shared lib version for libstc++.so (the rules disallow it). With

Re: Problems with 3Com 547BT card versus -current.

1999-11-14 Thread David O'Brien
On Sun, Nov 14, 1999 at 06:15:09PM -0800, Frank Mayhar wrote: I'm trying to use the 11/13 snap of -current on my laptop to get my 574BT PCMCIA ethernet card going. It _almost_ works. Pccardd detects the card, This is a known problem. Kernels panic with either a 3c574tx or 574BT. -- --

Re: -current Make World

1999-11-14 Thread David O'Brien
On Sun, Nov 14, 1999 at 11:02:18PM -0800, Lester Igo wrote: I started with FreeBSD-3.3-Release last Friday, tried current and it failed so I moved on to stable, it worked, I installed it and built a new kernel, and then using the fresh compile I tried to go to -current and it still fails at

Re: kernel compile failure w/gcc2.95.2

1999-11-15 Thread David O'Brien
On Mon, Nov 15, 1999 at 05:51:58AM +, FreeBSD mailing list wrote: The following is AFTER cvsup, world build, config, make clean, and make depend: ... ../../i386/isa/pcaudio.c:196: Invalid `asm' statement: ../../i386/isa/pcaudio.c:196: fixed or forbidden register 0 (ax) was spilled for

Re: Install Glitch

1999-01-17 Thread David O'Brien
I just installed my first current box (19991115) and ran into a couple of glitches with libraries and X. I installed the X-Kern-Developer and then added some extras from custom. The errors I encountered (paraphrased) were: missing libc.so.3 and libtermcap.so.2. This is now a known

Re: How to upgrade from 3.3 to 4 - Clarification please!

1999-01-17 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 09:03:14PM +0100, Jag wrote: I have a 3.3-STABLE (SMP) system and I want to move to CURRENT. Please don't do that. Do you mean that I should build a new kernel *before* I do buildworld? Is that possible? You OBVIOUSLY have not read /usr/src/UPDATING nor this mailing

Re: How to upgrade from 3.3 to 4

1999-01-17 Thread David O'Brien
I'm trying to update from 3.3-R to 4.0-current but without success. cc every time died on the same place. Where are your D-E-T-A-I-L-S ??? Where did it die? Compiling /bin/false ? When I try again cc died with message "Bad system call" Did you read /usr/src/UPDATING? Have you been

Re: arplookup 127.0.0.1 failed: could not allocate llinfo

1999-01-17 Thread David O'Brien
On Sat, Nov 20, 1999 at 12:28:26PM +1030, Daniel J. O'Connor wrote: Any chance of getting that committed? :) On my list of things to look at for the weekend. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of

Re: make world fails

1999-01-17 Thread David O'Brien
sorry i'm don't put error message i'm build and install -CURRENT kernel , and trying make world Do you have any local hacks in /usr/src/contrib/gcc/ ?? It seems you may have corrupted sources. Can you remove /usr/src/contrib/gcc and ``cvs up'' or ``cvsup'' again? To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: cpu name

1999-11-20 Thread David O'Brien
On Sat, Nov 20, 1999 at 12:48:21PM -0500, Byung Yang wrote: I lowered the optimization level from -O6 to -O and now it shows the cpu Offical GCC Project stance is that levels above -O3 are not offically supported. Above -O3 are experimental (if they are even paid attention to). Levels above

Re: CFLAGS vs CXXFLAGS

1999-11-22 Thread David O'Brien
I have one little problem: make world works for me only with small patch in gnu/usr.bin/groff/Makefile.cfg: ... Can anyone explain me, where is the source of this problem? maybe Not if you don't provide some _D-E-T-A-I-L-S_. You know, things like your last CVSup, date of last `make world',

Re: flashplugin

1999-11-22 Thread David O'Brien
On Mon, Nov 22, 1999 at 12:40:19AM +0900, Motoyuki Konno wrote: Gcc 2.95.2 output asmcodes which contain 'fild' opcode, but /usr/libexec/aout/as (a.out version of as) does not support 'fild'. Please try this diff: Index: i386.h

Re: Install Glitch

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
Works like a charm. Two more I've encountered: lynx: libncurses.so.3 libmytinfo.so.2 Thanks! I've added them to my list. I'm going to populate compat3x from 3.4-RELEASE. So we aren't too far off. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 03:23:23PM -0500, Kelly Yancey wrote: I may be no security expert, So??? You can read C code, right? What needs to happen is a leader to take charge and give people direction. If someone gave you a few sequences of code to look for, you could find them right? If you

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
So when Joe Blow clicks on (say) src-bin-cat he'll find that (say) markm eyballed the code and kris diffed it with OpenBSD and merged in blah fixes - "cat now considered safe". Until the next commit to cat. A security review is never done. We need to be in a mode where every commit is

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
2) I propose that WE diff(1) FreeBSD with {Open|Net}BSD, This is not the easiest thing to do (I've tried). Rather one should look at what changes OpenBSD has done to a piece of code since they imported it from NetBSD and compare with FreeBSD code to see if the OpenBSD change is applicable to

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
A 'grep | wc' equivalent over the source tree gives: gets110 strcat 2860 strcpy 4717 strncat 167 strncpy1514 sprintf6839 vsprintf133 *ouch* :-) This means nothing out of context. I hope we don't go on a witch hunt. And these are the easy

Re: Lint broken in -current.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
Lint no longer works in -current as cpp seems to have lost the -undef option. Yes, looking into `cpp' is on my list of things to do. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
I don't see any reason, for example, why anyone should still be using gets() and our implementation even gets whiney about it if you do. That one is definitely up for a global search and replace as its only use is to read external data. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe:

Re: Make buildworld blowing up

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
Anyone have any ideas whats going on here? Yep. ;-) yacc: e - line 30 of "c-parse.y", syntax error %expect 51 ^ *** Error code 1 The problem is rev 1.92 of src/Makefile.inc1. With that change, the tools needed to build GCC aren't made first. I added a few Bison-like features to Byacc

Re: buildworld across signal changes not quite right

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
Thanks to Marcel's latest Makefile.inc1 changes (1.92), a -current buildworld running on an older -current system now progresses much further - in fact it now completes :-). Actually, I've been seeing just the opposite. Before you could build a -CURRENT kernel and then the world. Now those

Re: Apahce

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 11:49:28PM -0600, Juan Amado Becerril Castillo wrote: How I can install Apache_1.3.9 with the option EXTRA_CFLAGS=-DBIG_SECURITY_HOLE from ports ? By asking this question of [EMAIL PROTECTED] rather than here. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe:

Re: Overflow in banner(1)

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 09:15:35PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: - (void)fgets(message, sizeof(message), stdin); + (void)fgets(message, MAXMSG, stdin); There is nothing wrong with the original line here. Please don't change things that are fine just to change them. We

Re: Overflow in banner(1)

1999-11-23 Thread David O'Brien
- (void)fgets(message, sizeof(message), stdin); + (void)fgets(message, MAXMSG, stdin); There is nothing wrong with the original line here. Please don't change things that are fine just to change them. We don't want to ofuscate Obviously not, but I didn't see the

Re: Overflow in banner(1)

1999-11-24 Thread David O'Brien
On Wed, Nov 24, 1999 at 09:58:51AM +0200, John Hay wrote: Well the original line is plain wrong if Brian's patch is being used, because there message is a pointer and the size of a pointer is 4. Yes, yes, yes. Warner and I are *not* that stupid WRT C. We were both commenting on the

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