broken port: gnuchess

Edwin Groothuis edwin at
Mon Jan 17 02:38:13 PST 2005

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 04:14:18AM -0600, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> OK, I figured out what the problem was.
> The "DISTFILES+=" line was not behaving as one would expect.  Rather
> than appending to the default (implicitly declared) DISTFILES set of
> "gnuchess-5.0.7.tar.gz", it winds up being the *only* member of the
> DISTFILES set (have we stumbled across a bug in the ports build system,
> perhaps?).  Running 'portlint -v' reveals this to be true.
> Edwin, do you want me to just send you a diff against the Makefile, or
> against the whole port?  Actually, it's really such a very minor fix,
> perhaps you could just do it yourself by hand and go ahead and do a
> quick commit on it.

Please send-pr the patch (as a maintainer update), that will be
handled the quickest (if not by me then by somebody else)


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