Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/12/2006 09:16:08
Todd Vierling wrote:
> (On the topic of this wrapper, I actually don't like it at all.  I
> would rather add a chunk of doc to the Guide than see yet another
> wrapper show up just to output some happy-feelgood messages to the
> screen.  It smacks of MS's "Friendly HTTP error messages" in IE, which
> *hide* the real issue.)

Have you read the mailing lists?  Are you aware of how mysterious the 
error is if USE_LANGUAGES+=c++ isn't set?  Does the message that's 
currently output by the wrapper I introduced *actually* hide the real 
issue, or is that just a random irrelevant observation?

	-- Johnny Lam <>