Subject: pkg/25978: pkgsrc for non-netbsd needs gpatch as part of the bootstrap
To: None <gnats-bugs@gnats.NetBSD.org>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/20/2004 06:03:44
>Synopsis: pkgsrc for non-netbsd needs gpatch as part of the bootstrap
>Arrival-Date: Sun Jun 20 06:04:00 UTC 2004
>Originator: Brian Hechinger
>Release: none - pkgsrc on solaris
SunOS ford.4amlunch.net 5.9 Generic_112233-12 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-1
all packages depend on gzip. gzip needs to apply its patches to build. gpatch doesn't exist as part of the bootstrap. gpatch cannot be built without gzip in /usr/pkg/bin.
bootstrap pkgsrc on solaris and try to build anything.
gpatch should *really* be part of the bootstrap.