Subject: Re: AIX build failures and one bootstrap problem (with solution)
To: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Schmiedeskamp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/04/2004 07:17:56
O.K. I checked for a stray "." in $PATH, but there
doesn't appear to be any in there. I'll try to get
that output from the bootstrap script some time today.
As for the second problem, I'll take my lashes. The
solution was in the README.aix, which I read but
somehow failed to make the critical leap. I added the
following lines to my /usr/pkg/etc/mk.conf file:
Now, that part is good. Things ./configure properly.
I'm now running into another problem, but I think I'd
better start a new thread for that one.
Thanks for your help on this. I hope this helps
someone else out. I'll work on getting you the
failing output (it all works now because I've already
bootstrapped once. So I'll have to back up.)
--- grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 11:17:25PM -0800, Peter
> Schmiedeskamp wrote:
> > First, I had one minor problem during the
> > process. Namely, there appears to be a bug in the
> > bootstrap shell script that prevents sed from
> > found. When I ran the bootstrap initially, I
> > that it was trying to execute ./sed (which is a
> > directory when you are in the directory containing
> > shell script bootstrap). The first invokation of
> > ofcourse failed. I was able to get past this
> hicup by
> > setting the environment variable "sedprog" to the
> > location of sed on my machine.
> hi Peter,
> is/was "." in your $PATH? that could be the cause of
> would you be able to send me the output of running
> "sh -x ./bootstrap" on this system?
> > checking for a sed that does not truncate
> > (cached) /usr/pkg/bin/nbsed
> > checking build system type...
> > checking host system type... configure: error:
> > ./config.sub --aix failed
> > *** Error code 1
> > Now, I also get the same error if I try to compile
> > other programs such as patch. Interestingly if I
> do a
> > "bmake extract," I can go into the work directory
> > do a "./configure; make" with no problems.
> this sounds like configure is being called with the
> arguments for some reason. you can get some debug
> output by running
> eg. "bmake configure PKG_DEBUG_LEVEL=2" to see
> exactly what's going
> what is the output of
> "bmake show-vars VARNAMES='CONFIGURE_ARGS
> CONFIGURE_ENV'" ?
> > My guess is that support for AIX 5.1 may not be
> > entirely complete (understandable as AIX isn't a
> > supported platform). If someone who understands
> > pkgsrc system better than I is interested in
> > with me, I'd love to try to get pkgsrc up to a
> > state on AIX 5.1.
> I can help debug things, but you'll be on your own
> to some extent, as
> I don't have access to an AIX machine.
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