Subject: Re: sysutils/mc is broken
To: walt <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/14/2004 19:04:55
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 06:34:08AM -0700, walt wrote:
> Seems simple enough to debug that I could almost do it
> myself -- but I see another problem that worries me a
> bit:  after the build stopped with the missing header
> error the build was marked as 'build_done' so I didn't
> even notice the failure until I tried make install.
> A repeat 'make' then shows no error, so it took me
> quite awhile to figure out that the build actually
> failed.  This behavior seems quite broken to me --
> is it now the way things are designed to work?

That's most probably a bug in mc's Makefile -- it does
not report an error, so pkgsrc can't know that it failed.