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Re: pkg/46383: Enabling large-file support breaks archivers/unzip under solaris sparc
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46383; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Uwe Klaus <uklaus%hgb-leipzig.de@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/46383: Enabling large-file support breaks archivers/unzip
under solaris sparc
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:37:38 +0200 (CEST)
On Thu, 26 Apr 2012, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> I'd really like to do that (and have prepared the update based on your
> patch) but the upstream distfile is only available as zip file. I'm
> not sure what they thought when they did that. How are you supposed to
> bootstrap when you're on a Unix without an unzip?
yes, this is a chicken or egg dilemma.
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