Subject: Re: Pkgsrc Bootstrap Troubles on Solaris 9/x86 (Last Try)
To: grant beattie <>
From: J. Alexander Jacocks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/18/2003 18:28:06
grant beattie wrote:

> I'm not sure about the "test: unknown operator invalid", but it
> appears you're being bitten by a tr(1) bug in Solaris which bmake
> trips over.
> try setting MACHINE_ARCH=i386 in /etc/mk.conf or on the command line.
> afaik, this has been resolved in more recent versions of bmake, but
> bootstrap-pkgsrc has not yet been updated to use the latest version.
> g.

This seems to have done the trick.  The only thing additional that i had 
to do was to reinstall pkg_install-info.  Apparently, the original one 
had been generated with a.out binaries for some reason.