Subject: Re: bogus 'Please add USE_LANGUAGES+=c to the package Makefile'
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/28/2006 20:37:43
On Fri, 28 Jul 2006 23:05:46 +0000 (UTC), Martijn van Buul
<> wrote:

> It occurred to me that Steven M. Bellovin wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.devel.pkgsrc.user:
> >> This warning means that somewhere in the build process, the C compiler 
> >> is executed. The file work/.work.log should contain a log entry of that. 
> >> When, with what command line arguments and (most important) why is the C 
> >> compiler run?
> >> 
> > It isn't run, at least not according to that file:
> Just an idea: Does it come with a GNU autoconf script? I've seen configure
> scripts that check for cc (And even fail if it doesn't exist), but don't use
> it after that. wip/nzbget was a fine example.
No, nothing like that.  In fact, there is no configuration and no build,
just installation.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,