Subject: Re: debugging pkgsrc on Solaris
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/05/2006 22:32:32
On Wed, 05 Jul 2006, Raymond Meyer wrote:
> I'm trying to build lang/gcc34-ada on Sparc Solaris, I posted about this
> problem some time ago, but nobody replied to me
> # bmake extract
> /bin/sh: syntax error at line 1: `;' unexpected
> *** Error code 2

If this is Solaris, then /bin/sh is probably a non-POSIX shell.  Can you
make it use /bin/ksh or /usr/xpg4/whatever instead?  A ".SHELL" entry in
the Makefile should do it, but it would be nice if the bootstrap process
magically just made it work.

--apb (Alan Barrett)