Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Wed, 1 Mar 2000 10:48:47 +1030
From:      Greg Lehey <>
To:        John Purser <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Make: don't know how to make buildworld
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bf8310$6810a560$>
References:  <000201bf8310$6810a560$>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
On Tuesday, 29 February 2000 at 15:55:06 -0800, John Purser wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running FreeBSD 3.4 after doing an X-user install off CD's.  I'm trying
> to track the stable branch.  I cvsup'ed 3 stable (RELENG_3) this past
> weekend.  Next I extracted with:
> 	cvs co src
> Today I  ran:
> 	cvs update -P -d
> Now when I try an make buildworld I get this error message:
> 	Make: don't know how to make buildworld. Stop
> It also doesn't know how to make world.  I'm logged in as root.  What step
> did I skip?

  cd src

The cvs co creates the directory src.  You need to be in that
directory to make a buildworld.

When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients.
For more information, see
Finger for PGP public key
See complete headers for address and phone numbers

To Unsubscribe: send mail to
with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message

Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <>