Subject: Re: Packages collection issues...
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/22/2001 09:45:49
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> In article <> you wrote:
> > Has anyone seen issues where the packages collection thinks you have a
> > cross compiler (thereby making a bunch of packages break). I'm having this
> > issue with autoconf built pkgs, like GNU make and wget.
> ...
> > checking whether the C compiler (cc
> > -I/usr/pkgsrc/devel/gmake/work/.buildlink/include -O2
> > -L/usr/pkgsrc/devel/gmake/work/.buildlink/lib  -Wl,-R/usr/local/lib
> > -Wl,-R/usr/local/lib) is a cross-compiler... yes
> Please post your config.log to
> Do you have the compiler installed that comes with 1.5, or is there
> another compiler (from pkgsrc, -current, whatever) flying around somewhere
> that you could hit? (I admit I don't know under which conditions configure
> things a compiler is  crosscompiler...)

I believe that would be when it can build a test executable, but the
executable won't run. I don't know why that would break the package,
as such, but it might be an indication of a broken toolchain.