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[Discuss] buildroot does not build

Is this on a network volume? Whenever I've gotten complaints like that 
in the past, from make(1), it was from running it within an NSF volume 
where the clocks on the client and server machines were out of sync. 

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On Oct 31, 2012, at 6:57 AM, "R. Luoma" <nobluspam5476 at> wrote:

> In the past I have used buildroot successfully,
> but now I cannot get it to work.
> In particular, I get the following error:
>  checking whether build environment is sane... configure: error: ls -t appears to fail.  Make sure there is not a broken alias in your environment
>  configure: error: newly created file is older than distributed files!
>  Check your system clock
> As far as I can tell, ls -t works, there seem to be no broken aliases
> and the clock looks OK.
> Has anyone else run into this problem
> and found a solution?
> Thanks,
> -- 
> R. Luoma
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