Subject: Re: cannot build packages using pkgsrc anymore
To: None <pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/14/2006 20:41:17
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 02:24:23 +0300, Aleksey Cheusov <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> >>> ident lang/perl5/buildlink3.mk
> >> lang/perl5/buildlink3.mk:
> >> $NetBSD: buildlink3.mk,v 1.30 2006/03/14 01:14:29 jlam Exp $
> > On my system with a current version of pkgsrc, I have:
> > # ident buildlink3.mk
> > buildlink3.mk:
> > $NetBSD: buildlink3.mk,v 1.31 2006/04/06 06:22:13 reed Exp $
> > Are you sure that you updated all of pkgsrc when you last ran "cvs update"?
> When I answered to Johnny Lam I've upgraded mk/ directory
> (or one file bsd.buildlink3.mk, I didn't remember exactly).
> I didn't update lang/ and other directories.
> After updating files from lang/perl5 everything works fine.
> I'll look at section 11 of pkgsrc docs.
> Thanks a lot for your help.
Unless you really know what you're doing, updating pieces of pkgsrc is a
bad idea -- there are often changes that affect many parts of the build
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb