java/jdk14, BUILD_DEPENDS, and portmanager -u

Sam Lawrance boris at
Sun Nov 6 16:20:12 PST 2005

On 07/11/2005, at 11:02 AM, Michael C. Shultz wrote:

> On Sunday 06 November 2005 15:49, Sam Lawrance wrote:
>> On 07/11/2005, at 9:56 AM, Michael C. Shultz wrote:
>>> On Sunday 06 November 2005 14:10, Ian D. Leroux wrote:
>>>> I have a native build of jdk14 (jdk-1.4.2p7_2) installed on my
>>>> system,
>>>> and so far whenever that port has needed upgrading it's been able
>>>> to use
>>>> the existing jdk to build the new one (I deinstalled linux-sun-jdk
>>>> some
>>>> time ago).  While running portmanager -u today I noticed it  
>>>> trying to
>>>> upgrade the jdk on the grounds that it has an out-of-date
>>>> dependency on
>>>> linux-sun-jdk (which is "missing").  Sure enough:
>>>>> cd /usr/ports/java/jdk14 && make -V BUILD_DEPENDS
>>> portmanager just went through a major change with version 0.3.2,
>>> If I understand your post correctly there might be a bug in
>>> portmanager,
>>> here is how it "should work":
>>> if a port has an out of date RUN_DEPENDS LIB_DEPENDS or DEPENDS
>>> then it gets picked for rebuilding, but is'nt actually built until
>>> FETCH_DEPENDS and all of the run depends are up to date.
>>> Please try
>>> cd /usr/ports/java/jdk14 && make -V RUN_DEPENDS -V LIB_DEPENDS -V
>>> If any of those are out of date then that is probably the real
>>> reason why
>>> jdk14 is being updated and this is just a reporting problem.
>>> For the bad news though, if linux-sun-jdk is a BUILD_DEPENDS then
>>> portmanager
>>> is going to expect it to be installed before building java/jdk14.
>>> If there
>>> is another way to build that port the proper place to fix this
>>> problem is in
>>> that port's Makefile. Maybe by making the BUILD_DEPEND contitional
>>> on the existanace of its own existing JDK?
>> You cannot have circular dependencies in the ports tree.
>> I think the real problem is that portmanager is looking specifically
>> for the existence of the linux-sun-jdk port, which is not what the
>> jdk14 port does ordinarily.
>> Cheers
>> Sam
> Here is what I get:
> java/jdk14:
> make -V BUILD_DEPENDS brings up:
>  /usr/local/linux-sun-jdk1.4.2/bin/javac:/usr/ports/java/linux-sun- 
> jdk14
> which is telling me if  /usr/local/linux-sun-jdk1.4.2/bin/java is  
> there
> it isn't going to worry about java/linux-sun-jdk14.

jdk14 can bootstrap from any of the NATIVE_BOOTSTRAP_JDKS or  
LINUX_BOOTSTRAP_JDKS listed in the makefile, including itself.  If  
one of these is available, the "javac" binary that jdk14 tests for is  
not necessarily the one from linux-sun-jdk14.

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