Problems with make package

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Wed Oct 1 06:42:50 PDT 2003

Jens Rehsack wrote:

> Hi,
> I tried to set up a build machine which should build kernel, world
> and ports (packages) for all machines in my network. Kernel and world
> works fine, but with the package creation I run into 2 problems:
> 1) With some ports the 'make package-links' fails when I use
>    'make package' or 'portinstall -pR port'. When I switch to
>    the ports directory and execute the 'make package-links' by
>    hand, it creates the link fine.
> 2) The created packages seems to have no dependency information,
>    eg. on the new machine I executed 'pkg_add mc*' and pkg_add
>    installs the Midnight Commander only, no dependend packages
>    as gettext or libslang. All other packages the same.
> Where can I start research to resolve the problems? The 2nd
> is more important to me.

Can you send me the output of

  pkg_info -qf mc*


  tar ztvf mc*

(or tar jtvf if it is a .tbz)

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