bug in patching phase of cups-pstoraster

Simon Barner barner at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 28 12:56:29 GMT 2005

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Thierry Herbelot wrote:
> Le Tuesday 28 June 2005 13:37, Jose M Rodriguez a écrit :
> > El Martes, 28 de Junio de 2005 12:36, Thierry Herbelot escribió:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I have here a R/O shared ports tree, under the /files2 mount point. A
> > > symbolic link points from /usr/ports to /files2/ports
> >
> > This is not enough.  You must define PORTSDIR.
> This is indeed a work-around, but this is the first port where I saw this kind 
> of problem (and I have some *hundreds* of ports which build correctly without 
> setting PORTSDIR).

IMO this isn't a workaround, but the correct solution. AFAIK ${PORTSDIR}
is supposed to point to the realpath of your port collection's root

Is there something bad about setting PORTDIR correctly?
> This is an explanation :
> in ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk, WRKDIR is correctly set with :
> WRKDIR?=            ${WRKDIRPREFIX}${.CURDIR}/work
> but in ports/print/cups-pstoraster/Makefile, the new WRKSRC is hardwired to :

Which is because cups-pstoraster needs the ghostscript sources to

You might try whether


works without setting PORTSDIR (although I consider that a bit ugly).
> which is wrong as PORTSDIR points (correctly) to /usr/ports when ${.CURDIR}  
> is /files2/ports
> for the time being, I will set PORTSDIR.

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