Subject: Re: pkg_install refuses to compile
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/17/2001 13:36:39
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > The simplest step would be to install nroff, since you'll need it at a
> > later stage to build manual pages for other packages.  We don't really
> > target pkgsrc at people without nroff, since then the inventory files
> > which come with packages would be a real pain to maintain.
> Maybe we could check the problen in advance and do something:
> .if ! exists(/usr/share/tmac/tmac.andoc)
> MAKE_ENV+=              NOMAN=1
> .endif
> Or maybe print out a warning that the 'text' set should be installed?

	I'd say the latter - until such time as we support 'manpage free'
	package sets.

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