[vbox-dev] 3.2.0beta2/win32/OSE does not build: kmk endless recursion

Klaus Espenlaub Klaus.Espenlaub at Sun.COM
Wed May 19 10:02:50 GMT 2010

S. Brandt wrote:
> Am 10.05.2010 13:39, schrieb Knut St. Osmundsen:
>> S. Brandt wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I'm unable to build the OSE version of the 3.2.0 beta2 (r61317, I'm not sure whether this beta2 has already been replaced).
>>> Problem: kmk seems to call itself recursively, until memory is exhausted.
>> This sounds like a time problem on your system.  Since it looks like
>> both GCCConfig.kmk and revision.kmk are being updated on each kmk run,
>> Config.kmk probably has a futuristic timestamp relative to you system
>> time. "DIR Config.kmk out\win.x86\release\GCCConfig.kmk & TIME" should
>> easily prove/disprove this theory.
> Thanks - that was the problem, it seems.
> I compile vbox on a vbox vm, and it seems since the installation of the GA
> 3.2.0 beta1, no time sync had happened ...
> Thus, the unpacked sources were far newer than the current system time.
> I'll check whether the time sync problem re-occurs with GA 3.2.0beta3, using
> 3.1.6 or 3.1.8 as host system.

Better try 3.2.0 final ;)

> Thanks again,
> Sebastian

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