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Re: Problem with depending on sysutils/file


On Thu, 18 Sep 2008 17:29:25 +0900, Jens Rehsack <> 

> Jens Rehsack wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm creating a small perl module to use libmagic to avoid massive forking.
>> Because we're using in our environment, I created a small pkg (Perl module
>> is not uploaded to CPAN, so it can't work for anyone except us!) and added
>>  > .include "../../sysutils/file/"
>> before the
>>  > .include "../../lang/perl5/"
>> line, which is more or less mandatory for each perl pkg. But bmake didn't
>> recognize the dependency. On our RHEL4 machines, the OS has an file-4.10,
>> which may be found and accepted, because sysutils/file/
>> requires older versions for compatibility:
>>  > BUILDLINK_API_DEPENDS.file+=    file>=4.09
>>  > BUILDLINK_ABI_DEPENDS.file+=    file>=4.09nb1
>> I increased these numbers up to the current version of file (4.26 - patch
>> attached until current steps), but no change - sysutils/file is not added
>> to dependencies.
>> Any idea what I must do to get a reliable dependency added?

It is because builtin libmagic is picked up.

USE_BUILTIN.file=       no

Change sysutils/file/ to detect version of builtin file package
if you are really want to avoid pick up old builtin version.

>> The next problem is, if I simply install sysutils/file and install my
>> File::Magic module, it links against /opt/pkgsrc/lib/ and
>> displays a dynamic linker error, when this file
>> (/opt/pkgsrc/lib/
>> is not available (but /usr/lib64/ is).

I don't know you File::Magic module, but why you can not use 

"Of course I love NetBSD":-)
OBATA Akio /

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