Buildworld error

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Tue Mar 15 12:14:24 PST 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:01:57PM -0800, Chris Pressey wrote:
> This weekend was not a happy time for Fred.  I built and installed world
> and got a libc with the symbol getopt_long defined in it, which
> prevented me from builing world again (most of the buildtools define
> their own getopt_long...)

That has been in libc for ages. Most of the programs works fine with
both getopt (!) implementations, the GNU programs even expect the
behaviour _not_ implemented by the BSD getopt. But I don't think that's
the root of the problem here.


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