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Re: pkg/52241 (graphics/netpbm does not compile on Solaris 10)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/52241; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jonathan Perkin <>
To: Joern Clausen <>
Subject: Re: pkg/52241 (graphics/netpbm does not compile on Solaris 10)
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:35:07 +0000

 * On 2018-02-21 at 14:27 GMT, Joern Clausen wrote:
 > > Is that sufficient?
 > Yes and no...
 > buildtools/stamp-date is now executed, but the generated file "compile.h"
 > contains
 > #define BUILD_DATETIME %s
 > because Solaris-10's "date" (or strftime, to be precise) does not know about
 > "%s". This breaks compilation of libpm.c.
 > I'm pretty sure that when I opened the PR, replacing the shell was the only
 > fix necessary. Either BUILD_DATETIME wasn't there, or someone changed the
 > format definition? Judging from the use of BUILD_DATETIME in libpm.c,
 > anything else than a numeral should not work. I personally would prefer
 > date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S
 > as it is more readable anyway. Using gdate is probably the easier fix in
 > pkgsrc, though.
 The better fix would be to remove it completely so that we move one
 step closer to reproducible builds.
 Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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