Subject: Re: System-wide cache files for configure
To: None <>
From: Hernani Marques Madeira <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/21/2004 22:20:16
On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 21:50:12 +0100 (CET)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Feb 2004, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > Any comments about it will be welcome.  Testing could be good too!
> > ;-)
> Have you tested this?
> When I tried the idea of using a site-wide config.cache some time ago,
> it didn't work. IIRC the reason was that later runs detected that some
> pkg-related setthings had changed ``Woah, but that pkg wasn't
> installed before! Aborting...'' (Something like that; try & see)

Indeed, but only limited. Trying building

a message appeared that

had changed and that I had to do a ``make distclean'' and/or delete
this file.

But I simply reinvoked autoswc and it then worked.


But before trying to build that pkg I built others without having


And since then all goes well, (again) -- also with the same pkg
(above ghostscript-*) that I deinstalled, dist- and clean-/depends'd
before I have tried it again.

>  - Hubert
> -- 
> Hubert Feyrer <>