Subject: Re: Weird problem building some packages
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/29/2002 11:54:25
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 10:46:55AM +0100, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> I had a problem with packages using "buildlink2" for a while, which I
> reported here a couple of weeks ago.  Since then, I've figured out
> that the problem actually is that, with the current buildlink kit,
> the package source has to be physically on /usr/pkgsrc -- the reason
> things didn't work for me was that my /usr/pkgsrc was a symlink to
> /usr/local/pkgsrc (I had more disk space available there).  Changing
> the symlink to a nullfs mount fixed it.

Err.. FWIW, I have _never_ had pkgsrc in /usr/pkgsrc, I don't even have
a link from /usr/pkgsrc to /pub/pkgsrc or /tmp/pkgsrc where I keep the
sources - and pkgsrc is working, AFAICT.