Subject: Re: creating INDEX/README.html
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Havard Eidnes <email@example.com>
Date: 08/29/2006 20:59:12
> I am trying to create an INDEX file using 'make index'. However,
> after reading all the package information, I get the following errors=
> awk in free(): warning: junk pointer, too high to make sense.
> /usr/bin/awk: regular expression too big: out of memory in resiz=
> input record number 93045, file /usr/pkgsrc/PKGDB
> source line number 355
> Is this problem the result of a misconfiguration or a misuse of
> pkgsrc? How is one supposed to create the INDEX file needed by
> pkgdepgraph? Any help appeciated.
I suspect this is due to a bug or deficiency in awk. Which
version of NetBSD(?) is your awk from? The 3.0 family of
releases, perhaps? I recall changes going in to awk to support
larger and/or more complex regexps a while ago, ref. PR#33392.
You could try to update your src/dist/nawk/ directory to what is
on HEAD and see if that makes any difference (nawk/b.c should be