Subject: Re: wrapper cc does into infinite loop
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/18/2004 11:31:42
Hello Georg,

I am unable to replicate your problem building netcat in pkgsrc-current.

Maybe it is fixed now?


On Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 08:30:34PM +0100, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> With the current pkgsrc, when I try to compile a package it goes into an
> endless loop (until the machine runs out of processes) as soon as the wrapper
> cc is called.
> Some investigation shows that work/.wrapper/bin/cc calls itself (recursively)
> with the eval $cmd statement at the end of the script.
> In the beginning of work/.wrapper/bin/cc cmd is inistailized to
> cmd="/usr/people/schwarz/pkgsrc/net/netcat/work/.wrapper/bin/cc" (as an example