Subject: Re: bootstrap re-engineering status?
To: Mark E. Perkins <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2005 15:48:59
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Mark E. Perkins wrote:

> A little over a week ago, pkgsrc/bootstrap was changed in ways that
> caused it to break in some environments, Mac OS X 10.3.9 being one (the
> one I use most and can test easily). First, building bmake failed
> because of ${LIBC} pointing to nonexistent /usr/libc.a (fixed by editing
> pkgsrc/bootstrap/bmake/mk/ Then building bmake completed,
> but failed in the test phase:
> If re-engineering bootstrap is not expected to be done soon, can we roll
> back to the previous known working state? I'm ready and willing to test
> the latest fixes, but at the moment devel/bmake is the same as it was
> when I reported the test failure noted above.

Yesterday, I tested the updated devel/bmake and will be committing that 
later today.

As for the LIBC issue, it has been suggested to just remove that relevant 
usage. I will commit that also.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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