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Re: annotated bulk failures, pre-2011Q4 edition

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 02:37:07PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
 > On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 04:22:53AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 > > net/rabbitmq               (*) install of example config fails,
 > > not clear why
 > Cannot reproduce.

Probably just a consequence of when Joerg's last build started. We
believe it to be fixed, and it works for me, so I'm going to drop it
from the list.

 > > net/yale-tftpd             (*) legacy C code
 > Fixed.

Well, you made it build... judging from what I saw it needs patching
if we expect it to run, but I'll tackle that sometime later.

 > > security/dnssec-tools      (*) "Could not locate dnssec-keygen."
 > Works for me.
 > > security/lsh               (*) extra stuff installed
 > Also works for me.

Me too (on both); that's what the (*) means here.

 > > wm/obconf          cannot find 'obrender' and 'obparser'
 > It wants obrender-3.0 and obparser-3.0.
 > Following a recent update, only obrender-3.5 is provided, obparser
 > was removed.  No newer version exists, and overriding the configure
 > checks makes the package fail because of a missing header file.

Blah. Should we mark it BROKEN?

 > > www/icedtea-web            cannot find zip (but it's in USE_TOOLS)
 > Fixed. (zip is not a tool.)

Is there any way (not during the freeze) to have the tools
infrastructure reject invalid things in USE_TOOLS?

 > > (***) These packages have been broken since at least July 2010,
 > > according to a bulk failures mail I sent out then. Depressing, eh?
 > Actually, I'd just take this as a hint that we should seriously
 > consider removing them :)

Heh, true... that would be, excluding a few that work in other contexts:

   editors/xemacs-current       (AIUI this mostly needs updating)
   lang/ocamlduce               (this probably just needs updating)
   net/openafs                  (probably a bad idea to remove)

If www/sope is really an older version of devel/SOPE (this is not
entirely clear at first glance and I haven't looked deeper) it should
definitely be removed.

David A. Holland

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