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Re: pkg/52561

The following reply was made to PR pkg/52561; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jonathan Perkin <>
To: Joern Clausen <>
Subject: Re: pkg/52561
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:48:01 +0100

 * On 2018-05-11 at 09:39 BST, Joern Clausen wrote:
 > On 05/10/18 22:20, Adrian Steinmann wrote:
 > [...]
 > >   Probably as more platforms support cwrappers and /usr/pkgsrc/mk/platform
 > >   is updated, this problem will just fade away ...
 > I just opened pkg/53275, which is another example of a package that does not
 > build using cwrappers on Solaris, but succeeds with cwrappers turned off.
 > Is it possible to turn off cwrappers in the Makefile of a package based on
 > OS? Like
 > or is it already too late when that part of the Makefile is read?
 It's not currently supported, and it's not something I would like to
 see added.
 The only way a package does not build with cwrappers but does with
 legacy wrappers is if something is incorrect with the package, and we
 shouldn't hide bugs.
 Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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