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The following reply was made to PR pkg/43550; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/43550
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:29:29 +0200
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 12:50:04AM +0000, John D. Baker wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/43550; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "John D. Baker" <jdbaker%mylinuxisp.com@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Cc: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>,
> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
> Subject: Re: pkg/43550
> Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:46:02 -0500 (CDT)
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2010, John D. Baker wrote:
> > Yes. In my /usr/pkg/etc/mk.conf file I have:
> > WRKOBJDIR= /d0/tmp/pkgsrc/
> > where "/d0" is a symbolic link to "Volumes/d0"
> | ^^
> Because my symlink was relative, it failed. I re-linked "/d0" to an
> absolute path of "/Volumes/d0" and it built and installed just fine.
> Now I wonder how many of my other problems with pkgsrc on MacOS X might
> have been caused by the same thing...
Don't use symlinks for components of WRKOBJDIR at all. Really, point it
to the resolved location, e.g. the output of
cd /d0/tmp/pkgsrc && pwd -P
Anything else is just waiting for breakage.
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