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Re: fixing up cflags - devel/dconf

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> I've been rebuilding packages using pkg_rr based on 2012Q3 for a while,
> as a background activity.  On one system (netbsd-5, i386) dconf failed
> to build.  It turned out the issue was that the upstream makefiles set
> gcc-specific warning flags that apparently aren't valid in gcc as found
> on netbsd-5.  This is of course broken upstream, as there's no reason to
> even assume gcc, but the question is how best to handle in pkgsrc.
> Forcing gcc to 4.5 seems goofy.  I attach a patch (against
> pkgsrc-2012Q3, because HEAD is changed a lot) which makes it build, and
> it seems to run fine.  It seems the right approach is some way to strip
> flags in the wrapper scripts.  I dimly recall that there is such a
> facilitiy, but I searched in the guide and didn't find it.

Off th top of my head and unchecked by any testing... but something like this:

BUILDLINK_TRANSFORM+=  opt:-Wno-unused-but-set-variable:-Wno-unused-variable

in the pkgsrc Makefile might do the trick.


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