Subject: Re: Darwin/OS X Bootstrap Package
To: Amitai Schlair <>
From: Randy Beaudreault <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/21/2002 11:53:36
>"Randy Beaudreault" <> wrote:
>>  I'm having a bit of trouble getting the Darwin Bootstrap package to
>>  work.  Every time I run ./bootstrap I end up with a message at the
>>  end relating to package missing or something along those lines.
>Can you provide the exact command you ran, and the exact output?

Command: ./bootstrap
	These appear at the very beginning when running ./bootstrap:
		./bootstrap: parse error near `\n' [13]
		./bootstrap: parse error near `done' [13]
	These appear at the very end:
		./bootstrap: command not found: bmake [34]
		./bootstrap: command not found: bmake [38]

This is how I'm coming to the conclusion that bmake is not being 
made.  I don't understand the parse errors though.  I figure once I 
have bmake made I should be ok right?

>  > I'm on OS 10.1.2.
>Me too, and the latest pkgsrc bootstrapped without incident and works
>nicely. Be aware that many packages don't yet work on Darwin, simply
>because pkgsrc hasn't always supported other operating systems, and
>because most pkgsrc users are probably on NetBSD. Fixes for
>pkgsrc-on-Darwin problems are surely welcome. :-)
>- Amitai

I could submit packages once I get the bootstrap package made.  Until 
then, I'm just spinning my wheels to support this effort.

OS X - UNIX for the rest of us
NetBSD - I got it up and running!