Subject: Re: openoffice2-bin and /proc
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/27/2005 14:25:24
On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Geert Hendrickx wrote:

> The misc/openoffice2-bin package complains when neither /proc nor
> /emul/linux/proc is mounted, although I found it to install and run
> fine without.  Is this really necessary?

This .if check is really wrong in concept (and should be removed), as it has
nothing to do with the *build* environment.

That said, if it is actually necessary to mount /proc to get some linuxish
bits in it, a MESSAGE.NetBSD can be added (see lang/sun-jre15 for one that
can be used as a model).

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>