Subject: Re: sysutils/mc is broken
To: None <>
From: Ian Zagorskih <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/15/2004 12:00:15
On Thursday 14 October 2004 20:34, walt wrote:
> Hi,
> While building mc I get this error:
> subshell.c:66:65: stropts.h: No such file or directory
> This is true enough, there is no stropts.h on my system,
> which is -CURRENT, updated as of yesterday.
> 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?

I'm running wip/mc for a half of year and really happy about it :) NetBSD 2.0G 
and -current for i386. The reason is that mc from pkgsrc is really out of 
date and the "latest" mc v4.6.0 has some enhancements which makes *BSD users 
life much more easier.

// wbr