Subject: Re: pkg/9012: StarOffice not building
To: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Sainty <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/1999 11:41:11
Antti Kantee writes:
> On Fri Dec 17 1999 at 15:05:57 -0600, John A. Maier wrote:
> > > > I tried to install staroffice and got this message:
> > > > ===> staroffice-en-5.1a does not work on NetBSD-1.4.1-i386
> > >
> > > I think the purpose of 1.4? is to let it install only on a -current
> > > version of NetBSD. They are numbered 1.4[A-Z]. AFAIK staroffice will not
> > > work on 1.4 release branch, because it doesn't have emulation of linux
> > > threading. -current has it and they will be in 1.5
> > So can the Makefile let other know this?
> Isn't it enough that make tells you it straight and blunt?
Seems like a comment in the Makefile describing the intent and
reasoning for the rule wouldn't be out of place...