Subject: Re: 2007Q2 bootstrap issues on Solaris 10
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Malcolm Herbert <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/17/2007 12:43:03
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 04:24:21AM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
|Malcolm Herbert wrote:
|>|# sh ./bootstrap --workdir work.sunos-5.10-sparc --prefix /usr/local
|>|--pkgdbdir /store/pkgsrc/db --pkgmandir /usr/local/man --sysconfdir
|>|/usr/local/etc --varbase /var
|please use ksh instead of sh, because the latter might be /bin/sh,
|which is very broken.

ah, yes, had forgotten about that ...

|--workdir should be an absolute path.
|--pkgmandir should be the _sub_directory of PREFIX, not an absolute path.

right ... 

|Sorry that there is no plausibility check in bootstrap. I'll add them 
|for 2004Q4.

OK, have kicked off another compile with:

env PATH=${PATH}:/opt/SUNWspro/bin ksh ./bootstrap --workdir /store/pkgsrc/build --prefix /usr/local --pkgdbdir
/store/pkgsrc/db --pkgmandir man --sysconfdir /usr/local/etc --varbase /var

... will see how that goes ... 

Thanks for the tip


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