Subject: Re: pkgsrc problem on NetBSD 3.0_BETA
To: Dominique Goncalves <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/23/2005 23:10:17
Dominique Goncalves wrote:
> On 9/23/05, Roland Illig <> wrote:
>>Dominique Goncalves wrote:
>>>Since I've upgraded my NetBSD 2.0.2 to netbsd-3, all package in pkgsrc
>>>that need a patch to build fails with this errors:
>>># cd /usr/pkgsrc/chat/irssi/
>>># make
>>>===> Checking for vulnerabilities in irssi-0.8.9nb6
>>>===> Patching for irssi-0.8.9nb6
>>>===> Applying pkgsrc patches for irssi-0.8.9nb6
>>>-v: not found
>>>-d: not found
>>Please run "make show-tools | grep PATCH" in the chat/irssi directory. I
>>guess that the output is empty, but should not.
> Yes, the output is empty.

The brute-force solution to build the packages is

   $ make PATCH=/usr/bin/patch

To further track down the bug, please:

- make sure your pkgsrc is consistently updated
- run 'make show-vars VARNAMES="PATCHDIR USE_TOOLS"'