Subject: pkg/5621: icon pkg won't build on alpha
To: None <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/19/1998 06:33:48
>Number:         5621
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       icon pkg won't build on alpha
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Jun 19 06:35:00 1998
>Originator:     Tim Rightnour
Tim Rightnour    -
>Release:        6/10/98<NetBSD-current source date>
System: NetBSD polaris 1.3 NetBSD 1.3 (POLARIS) #0: Thu Mar 26 13:17:18 MST 1998 root@polaris:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/POLARIS i386

Looking at the icon pkg, it's marked only for arch-i386.  Attempted to build under
alpha, and it bombed.  Looked around, saw the newest version was 9.3.1, grabbed that,
cleaned up the patches *alot*, fixed it so it works on alpha.

Note for other port-maintainers/hackers:
I was able to do the alpha support by copying the dec_osf stuff and modifying it
to fit netbsd/alpha.  Most likely the same can be done for other arches, given time
and patience.

cd lang/icon && make on alpha.

A patch is infeasable, as almost everything in this pkg had to be modified to make
it work.  It has been regression tested on i386, and still works fine.