Subject: Re: pkgsrc Linux 2.6.12-10-amd64-xeon/x86_64 bulk build results
To: Min Sik Kim <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: pkgsrc-bulk
Date: 07/30/2006 14:54:47
Min Sik Kim <> writes:
> On Jul 30, 2006, at 4:52 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>> Min Sik Kim <> writes:
>>> On Jul 27, 2006, at 10:58 AM, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>>>>> lang/clisp                 2
>>>> ERROR:         /home/msk/pkg/share/doc/clisp/clisp.pdf
>>> clisp.pdf was not generated during the build because there was no
>>> tool to convert .dvi to .pdf.  The configure script looked for
>>> "dvipdf" and failed.  Should depend on another package for such a
>>> tool.
>> Or alternatively, we should remove the test in the configure script.
> As long as the package can discover the right tool to generate PDF,
> I'm fine with it.

So what should we do, just add a dependency on ghostscript-gnu? (That
seems to be where dvipdf lives.)

>>> Another problem with clisp is that it cannot be built by a non-root
>>> user, because it runs "install" to change ownership during the
>>> "build" stage.  The error message is as follows:
>>> /bin/sh ../libtool --mode=install /usr/bin/install -c -o root -g root
>>> -m 444 /usr/pkgsrc/lang/clisp/work/clisp-2.39/src/
>>> /usr/bin/install -c -o root -g root -m 444
>>> .libs/ 1.0.0 /
>>> usr/pkgsrc/lang/clisp/work/clisp-2.39/src/
>>> /usr/bin/install: cannot change ownership of `/usr/pkgsrc/lang/clisp/
>>> work/clisp-2.39/src/': Operation not permitted
>>> *** Error code 1
>> I know, but it was like that before I last touched it. Do you have
>> suggestions on fixing it?
> Not sure why it installs libcharset, but maybe it can use converters/
> libiconv's libcharset instead?

I feel like it is safer using the supplied one. Either way, would it
be safe to just patch it so the install isn't done with a chown?

Perry E. Metzger