Subject: Re: devel/automake
To: John R. Shannon <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/19/2004 11:41:14
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 03:28:38AM -0700, John R. Shannon wrote:
> I've been running into some difficulty using automake recently so I ran "make 
> test" in pkgsrc/dev/automake:
> =====================================
> 484 of 494 tests failed
> (33 tests were not run)
> Please report to
> =====================================
> I "make test" supposed to work with this package?

No, it's not. I commented out the TEST_TARGET in the
Makefile and added a comment to make it obvious.

The problem is that buildlink3 hides the needed scripts
from autoconf too well.

If you want to test automake, just do
	cd work*/automake*
	make check