sysutils/daemontools can't be install by NFS mount?

Peter Pentchev roam at
Wed Jul 9 02:44:37 PDT 2003

On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 03:30:50AM -0500, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> Here's how I install sysutils/daemontools folowing:
> client# mount server:/usr/ports /usr/ports
> client# cd /usr/ports/sysutils/daemontools
> client# make
> It builds and start to halt forever at:
> env - /bin/sh rts.tests 2>&1 | cat -v > rts
> So, I tried to build in the NFS server machine without mount and it works 
> fine. It will not work if I do that the steps above by mount. Here are two 
> attaches of rts.tests and rts in case if anyone want to check.. I am not 
> sure if it's NFS bug, I might missed option or it's just normal.

Yes, this is a known problem: the tests run by daemontools seem to
hang forever due to some problems with locking files over NFS.
I guess I should add a WITHOUT_TESTS knob to disable the test run.


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