Subject: Re: WARNING: Unknown object format
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <email@example.com>
Date: 01/23/2000 20:18:51
Hubert Feyrer wrote
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2000, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> > hmmm, I've must broken something in the packages system....
> > WARNING: Unknown object format for installed package perl-* -
> > continuing
> > Its just a warning and nothing seem to break when building the
> > packages. What is the required magic to fix this?
> I think WARN_NO_OBJECT_FMT should be set to "no". What this buys if it's
> "yes" is beyond me. (I've heared many people ask about it)
Ok... it appears to be related to the use of wildcards as this is
the only time when the warning messages are displayed. All other
dependencies are ok... see below...
===> Extracting for kdevelop-20000119
===> kdevelop-20000119 depends on file: /usr/pkg/bin/msgfmt - found
===> kdevelop-20000119 depends on executable: gmake -
===> kdevelop-20000119 depends on file:
/usr/pkg/bin/pkglibtool-a.out-1.2p2 - found
WARNING: Unknown object format for installed package a2ps-* -
===> kdevelop-20000119 depends on installed package: a2ps-* -
WARNING: Unknown object format for installed package gdbm-1.* -
===> kdevelop-20000119 depends on installed package: gdbm-1.* -
BTW: This is with the latest sup of the pkgsrc tree as of today. I've
also updated the pkgtools....
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