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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 <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>
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" <Ephaeton%gmx.net@localhost> 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
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