Subject: Re: xorg-libs on sparc64
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/24/2006 18:52:28
On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 06:25:01PM +0200, Arto Huusko wrote:
> Of course I accept that there can be bugs in the system, and
> that's OK. But the above statement indicates to me that it
> would be normal and OK that packages may be built only partially
> yet still get installed as if it everything went OK, and I
> don't think that's right.

POSIX is at fault here. Bsaically it says that

	false; rm -rf /

should kill your system.

> Or do you mean I should build the whole thing again, to see
> if there are errors before the install phase, too?

Yes. It is most likely a failure much earlier in the build phase.