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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 10:00:19 +0100

 * On 2018-05-11 at 09:57 BST, Joern Clausen wrote:
 > On 05/11/18 10:48, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
 > > 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.
 > I totally agree. But more often than not when I report such a bug, nothing
 > happens. I don't have enough expertise to dig into the make process or
 > cwrapper to fix it myself, and those who do seem to look away as soon one of
 > my tickets is labeled "Solaris issue".
 Ok, let me see if I can make some time to look through these, and
 document how I did them to aid others who want to help out.  It's
 usually not too difficult, just takes time trawling through the build
 process to see what's going on.
 Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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