Re: Build issue with i386 port

From: Dimitry Andric <>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 17:57:05 UTC
On 11 Apr 2022, at 19:53, Fernando Apesteguía <> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 7:24 PM <> wrote:
>> gmake[1]: Entering directory '/wrkdirs/usr/ports/sysutils/cpufetch/work/cpufetch-1.00'
>> Makefile:38: Unsupported arch detected: i386. See
>> Makefile:39: If your architecture is supported but the compilation fails, please open an issue in
>> Makefile:40: *** Aborting compilation. Stop.
>> gmake[1]: Leaving directory '/wrkdirs/usr/ports/sysutils/cpufetch/work/cpufetch-1.00'
>> ===> Compilation failed unexpectedly.
>> Try to set MAKE_JOBS_UNSAFE=yes and rebuild before reporting the failure to
>> the maintainer.
>> *** Error code 1
>> Upstream's Makefile uses $(shell uname -m) to determine the architecture [2]. My VMs are successfully reporting this as
>> i386 which upstream's Makefile appears to support explicitly. After all, I'm also able to build this software
>> on those VMs if just cloning & running gmake manually.
>> I'm not really sure where to go from here. As I can build the software in FreeBSD i386 VMs I think
>> that the issue is related to my port and not upstream. But then again, the build fails "within" upstream's Makefile.
>> Could somebody help me out here?
> When the Makefile checks the output of uname -m, it compares the
> result with a list of values that includes i686 but not i386.
> I think a simple REINPLACE_CMD would suffice here.
> Since I failed to detect this, do you want me to fix it in the repo? I
> will also send a patch upstream.

No need :)