java/jdk14, BUILD_DEPENDS, and portmanager -u

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Mon Nov 7 07:45:01 PST 2005

On Monday 07 November 2005 03:54, Ian D. Leroux wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 07:42:37PM -0800, Michael C. Shultz wrote:
> > Ian, I put the attached patch together to solve the java
> > problem hopefully, but is not tested. Would you mind
> > giving it a go?
> Just tried it.  The newly patched version still thinks that
> linux-sun-jdk is missing and tries to install it, but when that fails
> (port marked IGNORE due to missing distfiles) it immediately proceeds to
> update other things that depend on java.  Note that in the port status
> summaries jdk14 is marked as CURRENT, so I think this patch fixes the
> problem it was meant to fix.  I'm still not sure why it wants to install
> linux-sun-jdk in the first place, but aside from that this version seems
> to be doing the right thing.  I have a copy of the output (well, up to
> the point where it started rebuilding openoffice) if you want it.
> Come to think of it, I seem to recall having the feeling that
> portmanager -slid wasn't showing all the leaves (i.e. was considering
> some things necessary that weren't).  I dismissed it at the time, but
> if it was real then this could just be a special case of that separate
> problem.  I've got an old script that I used to do the equivalent of
> portmanager -sl back before I'd heard of portmanager, so I'll see if I
> can reproduce and document the situation.
> Meanwhile, the short story on the new patch is "go".
> Thanks,
> Ian

I'll post the patch to FreeBSD then. I'm setting up java on this machine to 
see to the reporting problem, might as well get that fixed now too.  
Youve been very helpful, thanks again!


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