pkgsrc-Bugs archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: pkg/46710: pkgsrc-2012Q2 xosview won't build on amd64/6.0

The following reply was made to PR pkg/46710; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthew Mondor <>
Subject: Re: pkg/46710: pkgsrc-2012Q2 xosview won't build on amd64/6.0
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:07:35 -0400

 On Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:25:01 +0000 (UTC)
 "Martin S. Weber" <> wrote:
 >  I'm unsure on whether or not this can be closed, as it's only caused by
 >  bogus /dev/ entries. Then again, the configure script shouldn't probably
 >  check for nodes in /dev/, but for existing symbols in header files or
 >  sysctl nodes, should it?
 Exactly, ideally from header files only, such that the package can be
 used on other systems with the same OS.
 I think that considering there's really an issue, the PR can probably
 remain open, however the synopsis could probably be changed to
 something like "xosview configure should rely on header files
 and compile with all functionality"
 If I understand, now that you deleted the stray device node it doesn't
 build with support for battery anymore?  Ideally it should, but using
 the new interface, and at runtime detecting if a battery sensor is
 present, so more work will be needed, including sending patches to

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index