Subject: Re: pkgsrc current problems on Solaris 10
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/18/2005 17:00:49
On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 08:31:52PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 wrote:
> >>>I have just updated current pkgsrc tree, bootstraped it, started building
> >>>packages and this is what I got. Anyone knows what the problem is?
> >>>
> >>>bmake: don't know how to make /usr/lib/libc.a. Stop
> >>
> >>nuke all the LIB<blah> stuff from, that should fix this.
> >Yes, this seems to work. Thanks.
> Some of this is removed from the new mk-files. But we haven't fully tested 
> the new mk-files as a replacement for the "mk" files installed by 
> bootstrap.
> If anyone wants to help by comparing and getting them in sync, it would be 
> appreciated.
> I will also work at removing at least LIBC from the bootstrap installed 
> mk files to be consistent with new mk-files.

given it is currently broken, and those values are completely useless
(and wrong) for pkgsrc usage, I say Just Do It.