broken port: gnuchess

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at
Mon Jan 17 09:02:46 PST 2005

On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:38:08 +1100, Edwin Groothuis <edwin at>

> 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)

OK, done.  Thanks again.

Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> -- "In Unix veritas"

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