Subject: Re: pkgsrc on solaris 8/sparc + bmake gnome2
To: adam morley <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/24/2003 18:20:13
Try adding the following lines to the Makefile of the package failing:


and see if that solves the problem.  BTW, fill appropiate PR's for all
packages that fail.


On Mon, 23 Jun 2003 16:50:25 -0700
adam morley <> wrote:

> I'm bmake'ing meta-pkg/gnome2 now that pkgsrc is working (thanks to the netbsd-help mailing list for pointing out my completely missing bmake vs. make, and directing me here for future pkg inquireies), and I keep having packages barf like so:
> ...
> checking build system type... sparc-sun-solaris2.8
> checking for tgetent in -lncurses... no
> checking for tgetent in -lcurses... yes
> checking for library with termcap variables... curses
> checking for fcntl.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
> checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
> checking whether getenv is declared... yes
> checking for inttypes.h... yes
> checking for stdint.h... no
> checking for unsigned long long... yes
> checking for mkstemp... yes
> checking for mkstemp limitations... no
> checking host system type... configure: error: /bin/ksh ./config.sub -sun-solaris failed
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> bmake: stopped in /export/pkgsrc/pkgsrc/devel/gtexinfo
> *** Error code 1
> ....continues....
> Now, I've (for the last couple, like getext-lib and one other) manually run configure with: ./configure --prefix --rest of options from config.log, and then touched .configure_done in <pkg_srcdir>/work, but I'm starting to think there's something wrong here I'm missing.
> I thought sparc-sun-solaris came from gcc?  if so, should I be using pkgsrc's gcc, as opposed to the gcc I alreay have?
> thanks!
> -- 
> adam

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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