Puzzling error messages from 'make'

Thomas Schlesinger schlesinger at netcologne.de
Thu May 4 08:44:33 PDT 2006

Am Mittwoch, 3. Mai 2006 21:49 schrieb walt:
> I've been trying for two days to build firefox from pkgsrc,
> but the build always halts with this error which I can't
> decipher:
> ranlib libjsurl_s.a
> /usr/pkgsrc/www/firefox/work/mozilla/config/nsinstall -R -m 644
> libjsurl_s.a ./../../dist/lib
> make[4]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/pkgsrc/www/firefox/work/mozilla/dom/src/jsurl' make[4]: write error



I've had "write errors" while building packages via pkgsrc, too (on other 
packages, not firefox). I had enough space left on /usr, too.

I don't know about the cause for this problem, but for me, it helped often 
(always?) to do a "bmake install clean" again without doing a "bmake clean" 


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