Subject: Re: debugging pkgsrc on Solaris
To: Raymond Meyer <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/05/2006 22:14:07
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 11:36:55AM +0100, Raymond Meyer wrote:
> I'm trying to build lang/gcc34-ada on Sparc Solaris, I posted about this
> problem some time ago, but nobody replied to me
> # bmake extract
> /bin/sh: syntax error at line 1: `;' unexpected
> *** Error code 2

Put /usr/xpg4/bin into $PATH before /usr/bin and/or set SHELL=/usr/xpg4/bin/sh
(or something else that is ksh-like).
I suspect you are falling foul of solaris's proper bourne shell!


David Laight: