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Re: pkg/39881: htop is only for Linux and FreeBSD

The following reply was made to PR pkg/39881; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/39881: htop is only for Linux and FreeBSD
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 06:06:23 +0000

 On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 05:40:06PM +0000, Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
  > I revisited this now that I am running NB 5.x, and enabled the
  > /proc FS.  Now htop seems to build and work fine, but there is no
  > binary available from the repositories.  This is probably because
  > the system doing the bulk builds does not have /proc enabled.
 Indeed. (See pkgsrc-bulk.)
 I'm thinking maybe the best approach for this is to disable the
 configure test and set ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM to the platforms where it'll
 work. Does the configure test have any side effects beyond testing for
 David A. Holland

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