On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 09:42:35AM +0200, Claus Guttesen wrote:
> >> During installworld I get:
> >>
> >> cat /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/man/ncurses.3x
> >> > ncurses.3
> >> sh /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/man/MKterminfo.sh
> >> /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/man/terminfo.head
> >> /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/include/Caps
> >> /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/man/terminfo.tail
> >> >terminfo.5
> >> tr: not found
> >> /usr/src/lib/ncurses/ncurses/../../../contrib/ncurses/man/MKterminfo.sh:
> >> cannot open unsorted26711: No such file or directory
> >> *** Error code 2
> >>
> >> So it seems that $PATH is partially lost during installworld.

> >
> > What makes no sense to me is why I've never seen this. How exactly
> > are you doing the installworld? Are you booting into single-user like
> > you're supposed to? Is root's shell /bin/csh? Have you modified
> > /root/.cshrc to do odd things?

>
> You're correct. I found this thread which concludes with 'CHECK DATE
> CHECK DATE'.
>
> http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Li...3-05/0059.html
>
> I synced time and moved /usr/src and did a new csup against RELENG_7.
> Did a build- and installworld and it works like a charm. :-)
>
> I do a 'su -' before doing world and have not made any changes to the
> .cshrc. Sorry for the noise.


What I don't understand is how time warp or clock skew could cause
things like "tr" to not be found in your path. I fully understand
how it can impact "make" and possibly even "sort", but not a missing
binary in $PATH.

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