Subject: Re: pkg/30617: www/firefox wants to install non-existant file on Solaris
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,>
From: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
Date: 06/28/2005 17:27:31
On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 07:19:00AM +0000, grant@NetBSD.org wrote:
> >Number: 30617
> >Category: pkg
> >Synopsis: www/firefox wants to install non-existant file on Solaris
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: non-critical
> >Priority: medium
> >Responsible: pkg-manager
> >State: open
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id: net
> >Arrival-Date: Tue Jun 28 07:19:00 +0000 2005
> >Originator: grant beattie
> >Release: SunOS 5.9
> System: SunOS u10 5.9 Generic_118558-03 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-5_10
> Architecture: sparc
> Machine: sun4u
> www/firefox expects to install
> but this file was not generated by the build.
I worked around this by commenting out this file from the PLIST, but
I don't know what the correct fix is.
side issue: the PLIST should not be used to drive the install target.
this is also not a Solaris-specific problem, it has shown up on NetBSD
and Linux, too.