sometimes port installation fails with DEPENDS_TARGET=package

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Mar 22 18:58:23 PST 2005

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 03:46:41AM +0100, Bj?rn K?nig wrote:
> Hello,
> I have problems with the installation of ports with sysutils/portupgrade 
> which might concern not this program itself.
> Let's make an example. I often install ports and create packages for 
> other machines with
>   portinstall -p audio/liba52
> which basically does something like
>   cd /usr/ports/audio/liba52
>   make DEPENDS_TARGET=package
> .
> The port audio/liba52 depends on math/djbfft whereas package creation of 
> this port is forbidden. math/djbfft won't built. The problem actually is 
> that the build process doesn't stop at this point. It returns to 
> audio/liba52 and continues to build it ignoring that a dependency port 
> was not installed. This causes errors in all probability.

What about 'make package-recursive'?


P.S. this isn't a matter for portmgr to deal with, so I'm dropping the
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