[Ukfreebsd] Error code 1

Aleksandar Simic asimic at gmail.com
Mon May 28 11:43:55 BST 2012


On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 11:28 AM, James O'Gorman <james at netinertia.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Bernard,
>
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 09:34:34AM +0000, M B Richards wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> When I tried installing xfce4 on FreeBSD 9.0 I got Error code 1 several times.
>> According to google that means "Incorrect function" which doesn't mean much to a
>> non-programmer. Is it time to switch t PC BSD? or is there an easy solution?
>
> The error code is probably coming from make(1), so it probably isn't
> actually "Incorrect function". Can you confirm if you're installing from
> ports or from pkg_add?
>
> It'd be helpful if you paste/screenshot what you're doing.

If you're on the command line, do something like:

$ script /var/tmp/debug-output-for-uk-freebsd
$ run your commands
$ exit

Post the /var/tmp/debug-outpu-for-uk-freebsd somewhere on the net and
email the link here.

Hope it helps


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