Using make 3.81, puppylinux v. 2.17, emacs 22.1.1 on a 686pc i get the following when trying: make on pre4

# make
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/common -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/ede -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/speedbar -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/eieio -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/semantic -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/cogre -type f \
-name "*- loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
find "/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4"/contrib -type f \
-name "*-loaddefs.el" \
-print -exec rm -f {} \;
cd "/root/packed/cedet- 1.0pre4"/common && make EMACS="emacs" SHELL="/bin/sh"
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4/common'
for loadpath in . ./; do \
echo "(add-to-list 'load-path \"$loadpath\")" >> autoloads-compile-script; \
done;
"emacs" -batch --no-site-file -l autoloads-compile-script -f cedet-batch-update-autoloads cedet-loaddefs.el .
Wrote /root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4/common/cedet-loaddefs.el
Generating autoloads for cedet-autogen.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet-autogen.el...done
Generating autoloads for cedet-compat.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet-compat.el...done
Generating autoloads for cedet-edebug.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet-edebug.el...done
Generating autoloads for cedet-files.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet-files.el...done
Generating autoloads for cedet-load.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet-load.el...done
Generating autoloads for cedet.el...
Generating autoloads for cedet.el...done
Generating autoloads for ezimage.el...
Generating autoloads for ezimage.el...done
Generating autoloads for fame.el...
Generating autoloads for fame.el...done
Generating autoloads for inversion.el...
Generating autoloads for inversion.el...done
Generating autoloads for mode-local.el...
Generating autoloads for mode-local.el...done
Generating autoloads for pprint.el.. .
Generating autoloads for pprint.el...done
Generating autoloads for sformat.el...
Generating autoloads for sformat.el...done
Generating autoloads for working.el...
Generating autoloads for working.el...done
Updating header...
Updating header...done
Wrote /root/packed/cedet-1.0pre4/common/cedet-loaddefs.el
Listing directory failed but `access-file' worked
make[1]: *** [autoloads] Error 255
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/packed/cedet- 1.0pre4/common'
make: *** [common] Error 2

This also after trying clean-autoloads and clean-all...

any suggestions anyone?