Subject: Re: bogus 'Please add USE_LANGUAGES+=c to the package Makefile' message
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Zafer Aydogan <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/27/2006 21:39:45
Yes, this happens to a lot of packages.
Also containing "Please add USE_LANGUAGES+=fortran".
Some packages actually break, when you add the requested variables.


2006/7/27, Steven M. Bellovin <>:
> I'm working on a package for xml2rfc.  I ran my package and got the
> message "Please add USE_LANGUAGES+=c to the package Makefile".  Fair
> enough, except that it doesn't use C; it's written in tcl/tk.   What,
> if anything, should I add to the Makefile?  I currently use
>        DEPENDS+=       tcl>=8.0:../../lang/tcl