Subject: Re: Broken checkperms in Linux?
To: Ole Andre Rodlie <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/22/2007 09:54:04
Ole Andre Rodlie wrote:
> Hi,
> Upgraded to pkgsrc-current last night, and there seams to be some
> problems related to checkperms. If PKG_DEVELOPER is enabled pkgsrc now
> insist on installing checkperms, that's fine, but checkperms won't
> build.
> ===> Configuring for checkperms-1.7
> => Checking for portability problems in extracted files
> ===> Building for checkperms-1.7
> gcc -O2 -pipe -march=i486 -mtune=i686  -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes
> -Wmissing-proto                          types -Wpointer-arith
> -Wno-uninitialized -Wreturn-type -Wcast-qual -Wpointer-ari
>              th -Wwrite-strings -Wswitch -Wshadow   -c checkperms.c
> gcc -Wl,-R/usr/local/lib  -o checkperms checkperms.o
> bmake: don't know how to make /usr/share/groff/tmac/mandoc.tmac. Stop

Today I updated checkperms to version 1.9, which comes with a 
preformatted man page, and removed the build dependency of nroff.

Thanks for raising your voice, since this problem has bitten me several 
times on Solaris, too.