cvs commit: ports/lang/tclX Makefile

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed May 2 21:51:02 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 01:40:52AM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> On 5/3/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> >On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 07:57:58PM +0000, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> >> mi          2007-05-02 19:57:58 UTC
> >>
> >>   FreeBSD ports repository
> >>
> >>   Modified files:
> >>     lang/tclX            Makefile
> >>   Log:
> >>   Work-around the deficiencies in FreeBSD package-building cluster,
> >>   which causes the regression-tests to fail by disabling the regression
> >>   tests.
> >>
> >>   Unbreak -- the build was never "broken" for the usual (non-jail)
> >>   systems.
> >
> >Thanks.  Just for the record, building in a jail is a supported
> >configuration for all users, so it's something that is required to
> >work for all ports.
> So can we please actually write it down somewhere?

I am not sure of an appropriate place to record this fact.

> I've never
> heard that we support that, but it's great if we do. The only
> thing a ports developer needs is a comprehensible way to set
> up a jail for testing purposes (comprehensible = without
> trying to parse tinderbox/pointyhat source files himself).

It's trivial, and described in the jail manpage.  Basically you just
installworld into some directory, mount devfs and ports, then run
jail(8) and build things "as normal".

> Personally, I've never been able to build perl in a jail, I
> hope that's just me.

Yes, almost certaily it is something local to you.  Mikhail's port was
the only one failing to build in a jail (because the test tried to do
something forbidden, namely renicing itself to negative priority) out
of the ~16500 buildable ports, and in particular perl does build

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