Subject: Re: Perl 5.8.5 continue without work in RC4 and recent pkgsrc
To: Gavan Fantom <>
From: Francisco Valladolid Hernandez <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/19/2004 10:56:42
Gavan Fantom wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, Francisco Valladolid wrote:
>> Hi, Today by the morning I update my pkgsrc treee, and I been using 
>> NetBSD
>> RC4, when I try to install perl.5.8.5 the make program exit with the 
>> next
>> message.
>> ===> Checking for vulnerabilities in perl-5.8.5nb2
>> ===> Building for perl-5.8.5nb2
>> `sh  cflags "optimize='-O2 -pthread -I/usr/include'" pp_sys.o` -DPIC 
>> -fPIC
>> pp_sys.c
>> *** Error code 1
> Try installing the gmake package. I've been seeing this error too, and 
> it appears to be something broken in dependency handling.
> Could you please post the contents of /etc/mk.conf, in particular 
> whether you have set USE_PKGSRC_GCC, GCC_REQD, or anything else that 
> could affect the choice of compiler in use.
> Please also let us know if installing gmake worked around the problem.
Hi, thank for your reply, my /etc/mk.conf  is empty,  today I update the 
pkgsrc tree, and the problem persist, the NetBSD RC4 is new, all clean.

if you have a suggestion please inform.