post-install problems

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Tue Nov 22 20:27:27 GMT 2005

On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 05:00:39 +0000 Sevan / Venture37 wrote:

> Im working on a port of chillispot, everything was working ok up until
> I added the post-install section, when I run make I get the following
> errors
> "Makefile", line 50: Missing dependency operator
> "Makefile", line 51: Missing dependency operator
> "Makefile", line 52: Missing dependency operator
> "Makefile", line 53: Missing dependency operator
> "Makefile", line 54: Missing dependency operator
> make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue

> running portlint produced the following
> FATAL: Makefile: CATEGORIES left blank. set it to "misc" if nothing
> seems apropriate.
> FATAL: Makefile: either PORTVERSION or DISTVERSION must be specified
> Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string
> WARN: Makefile: COMMENT should begin with a capital, and end without a
> period
> 2 fatal errors and 1 warnings found.


You should use <tabs> instead of <spaces> at Makefile:

Very often it's a cut'n'paste problem.

Boris B. Samorodov, Research Engineer
InPharmTech Co,
Telephone & Internet Service Provider

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