Subject: Re: pkgsrc not working
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/10/2003 06:42:20
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Matthias Buelow wrote:

> >You're correct. But make install does nothing here. However make update
> >did the trick...
> I've been bitten by the same thing yesterday.. "make clean" did help. :)

I also have had some pkgsrc builds quit (this last week) without any real
error messages for troubleshooting. (In my case, I think
FORCE_PKG_REGISTER was broken but no error message reported this; a few
days later I saw a commit message saying it was really broken and was

I read that make(1) has been changed in the way it reports errors. I see a
patch for make(1) was posted this morning that may improve it for pkgsrc.

   Jeremy C. Reed