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Re: pkg/43602: ruby18-base won't install
The following reply was made to PR pkg/43602; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/43602: ruby18-base won't install
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 23:01:30 +0000
On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 10:35:02PM +0000, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>> The fact that it prints "*** Error code 1" without actually reporting
>> any errors leads me to suspect that something failed that ordinarily
>> shouldn't and (given that PR 43600 shows similar symptoms, and I can't
>> reproduce it either) also to wonder if you have something corrupted on
>> your system somewhere...
> I certainly can't rule that out -- per kern/42104, I've certainly had
> file system adventures. I will note that I did just rebuild very many
> packages without (other) incident. I can build a new system, though
> this doesn't really seem to be the best time to try today's kernel. I
> can also delete all packages and rebuild everything, perhaps after
> running 'fsck -f'. Any other suggestions? (Well, I guess that memtest
> is always in order.)
Those all seem awfully drastic... although I guess fscking can't hurt.
Also try cvs update in pkgsrc/mk and make sure nothing's marked
modified that isn't supposed to be.
Another good diagnostic step would be to run the install with
PKG_DEBUG_LEVEL=2 to see what's actually failing. That may make the
David A. Holland
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