buildworld: bsd.lib.mk line 18: Malformed conditional

2003-10-15 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi All, Hope someone out there knows about a problem I've run into doing a make buildworld in /usr/src. The problem seem to be whilst building rescue/common: cd /usr/src/rescue/rescue/../../sbin/fdisk MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX=/usr/obj/usr/src/rescue/rescue make clean rm -f fdisk fdisk.o geom_mbr_enc.o

5406 warnings during buildworld other q's

2003-10-18 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi Free BSDers, Sorry about my question overload here. I've just successfully cvsup'd to -STABLE (I think), done a buildworld, installworld and rebuilt the kernel. Everything seemed to go generally ok but I had a few observations/questions: a) Firstly I had difficulty finding much information

Re: 5406 warnings during buildworld other q's

2003-10-20 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi Kris, Thanks for replying... d) installworld failed the first time as the user 'smmsp' didn't exist. I dutifully followed the advice given in UPGRADE by building and running mergemaster. Second run of installworld also failed - at mergemaster, saying Don't know how to build

Re: calcru: negative time... lots of odd errors

2003-10-23 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi, Looks like you may have a hardware fault: from /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_clock.c * 0 - every tick, bad hardware may fail with calcru negative... David On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Heath Volmer wrote: Hopefully this one will get through... I've searched exhaustively for an answer to this

Re: Help With 'find' Syntax

2003-10-30 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi Drew, This should find all files created or modified on 25th October: find / -mtime 6 -ls -o -ctime 6 -ls (As today is 31st October which is 6 days after 25th. You may need to widen your search a little with a seperate search with 7 as the paramter as 6 may not catch files that were created

Re: Help With 'find' Syntax

2003-10-31 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
: - Original Message - From: David Carter-Hitchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Drew Tomlinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: FreeBSD Questions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 5:55 PM Subject: Re: Help With 'find' Syntax Hi Drew, This should find all files created or modified

RE: problems with LPD

2003-11-01 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
But before this I like to try the netgroup option, where can I begging to read?. man yp David ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: ppp link always dials when started with -auto?

2003-11-06 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
forward... Thanks, David. On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, David Carter-Hitchin wrote: Hi FreeBSD'ers, I've just upgraded to 4.9-RC (from 4.2) and I'm really happy with everything except ppp. Whenever I start ppp (with ppp -auto pmdemand) it immediately starts to dial - after connecting it briefly

C++ Memory Profiling/Debugging

2004-02-20 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi, Does anyone out there know a good C++ memory profiling/debugging tool for FBSD? I'm looking for a tool like valgrind or purify. I grepped around in the ports directory and I found ElectricFence and mprof but these seem to be for C only (as they refer exclusively to malloc free). bohem-gc

Re: C++ Memory Profiling/Debugging

2004-02-22 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
if there is a C++ friendly debug tool out there... Thanks, David On Sat, 21 Feb 2004, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 02/21/04 12:48 AM, David Carter-Hitchin sat at the `puter and typed: Hi, Does anyone out there know a good C++ memory profiling/debugging tool for FBSD? I'm looking for a tool like

Re: Using multiple zip disks

2003-12-08 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
from the ZIP FAQ I constructed the following script: [501]-cat makezip.sh #!/bin/sh dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 count=2 disklabel -Brw da0 auto newfs /dev/da0c HTH David. On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, I have an external USB Iomega Zip 250 drive that is working properly after

pkg_info: read_plist: bad command '@conflicts acroread-3*'

2003-12-08 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hail, pkg_info bombs on 4.8-RELEASE: [512]-pkg_info Mesa-3.2.1_1A graphics library similar to SGI's OpenGL ORBit-0.5.17_1 High-performance CORBA ORB with support for the C language WordNet-1.7.1 Dictionaries and thesauri with devel. libraries (C, TCL) an XFree86-4.3.0,1

Re: a technical how to

2003-12-11 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hiya, no-one has mentioned 'head' yet: head -100 file newfile to save the first 100 lines of file into newfile. You can also use a combination of head and tail to take a portion of the file, e.g: head -100 file | tail -3 newfile to save off lines 98,99 and 100 of file into newfile. I've

Re: a technical how to

2003-12-11 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
no-one has mentioned 'head' yet: head -100 file newfile to save the first 100 lines of file into newfile. You can also use a combination of head and tail to take a portion of the file, e.g: head -100 file | tail -3 newfile to save off lines 98,99 and 100 of file into newfile. I've known

Re: Terminal setting

2003-12-11 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Greetings, There are (at least) two sides to this problem. Firstly you must ensure the FreeBSD is using the right keymap for your country and keyboard. For example to get my standard UK keyboard working I had to put the following line in my configuration: /etc/rc.conf.local:keymap=uk.iso.kbd

Re: pkg_info: read_plist: bad command '@conflicts acroread-3*'

2003-12-12 Thread David Carter-Hitchin
Hi Lowell, Thanks for your help here... my short question is now How can I completely refresh my pkg_* suite of tools (apart from ports/sysutils/pkg_install)? The background is below. On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote: David Carter-Hitchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anyone got a clue