Subject: Re: issues with lang/perl5
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2007 09:22:03
Roland Illig wrote:
> Malcolm Herbert wrote:
>> I don't run the latest bleeding-edge pkgsrc here, but I have discovered
>> that the Makefile target for perl5-post-install mentions 'strip'
>> directly without using the platform tools macros and consequently fails
>> on Solaris ... how would be best to report this for fixing?
>> I'm using pkgsrc from the 2007Q2 tarball on Solaris 10
> Since perl5-post-install is run as a dependency of the post-install 
> target, the tools wrappers should be in place. However, when asking 
> pkglint, it says:
> WARN: Makefile:338--340: The "strip" tool is used but not added to 
> I think this is the reason why it fails.

"strip" is always created, regardless of whether it's in USE_TOOLS or 
not ( includes, which has no USE_TOOLS logic).


	-- Johnny C. Lam