Using FreeBSD cluster for bug hunting?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 9 14:03:03 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 11:19:49PM +0300, Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> Hello, ports! How are you?
>   May be, I don't understand something?
>   I need to track bug in some port on ia64 platform. I, as maintainer,
> have access to pluto(1|2) I have write rights in my
> home dir and in /p/scracth. Ok. But port, which I need to debug,
> need autoconf (it is not installed), it asks for perl, and perl
> ignore PREFIX when build and try to installs into /usr/local in any
> case! And it is only one of many problems with dependences. Many
> ports need many other ports even for configure stage, and it is like
> avalanche!
>   How this problem could be solved?

Mail admins@ and ask them to install the ports you need.  They're
typically very responsive.

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