Subject: Re: pkg/32909: makeinfo issue on opensolaris when building sysutils/coreutils
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Gwynne <email@example.com>
Date: 02/20/2007 19:54:42
On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 04:00:07AM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/32909; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "Johnny C. Lam" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: pkg/32909: makeinfo issue on opensolaris when building sysutils/coreutils
> Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 03:59:39 +0000
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 05:40:00AM +0000, email@example.com wrote:
> > >Description:
> > A build of sysutils/coreutils bombs out during "bmake build" when trying to use makeinfo to make some info pages. The makeinfo in the work/.tools/bin directory (which is what the build uses) is a shell script that writes some stuff to the build log and then calls exit 1. This causes the build to fail.
> > >How-To-Repeat:
> > Go "bmake build" in sysutils/coreutils on a Solaris Express system.
> > >Fix:
> > My workaround was to replace the makeinfo shell script in work/.tools/bin with a symlink to /usr/pkg/bin/makeinfo. The build completes and the install works fine.
> > This is not a real fix though, the pkgsrc framework should use the pkgsrc texinfo version of makeinfo if the base system doesnt provide one.
> I'm fairly certain this was fixed in pkgsrc/mk/tools/texinfo.mk:1.11,
> which works around the odd target dependency graph for info files in
> makefiles generated by GNU automake. Can you please let me know if a
> more recent pkgsrc still has this problem?
i just fetched from cvs and tried to build it on solaris 10 11/06, and
the problem still persists.