Need sparc64 help with a port build error: unable to extract '/tmp/depends/perl-5.8.7.tbz'!

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Sep 28 16:32:15 PDT 2005

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 03:32:29PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Howdy,
> I have the following unbuildable port error on sparc64 for fpdns:
> ====================<phase 4: make build>====================
> add_pkg perl-5.8.7.tbz
> adding dependencies
> pkg_add perl-5.8.7.tbz
> man/man1/perlvar.1.gz: (Empty error message)
> lib/perl5/5.8.7/perl/man/man3/ExtUtils::Embed.3.gz: (Empty error message)
> lib/perl5/5.8.7/Filter/ (Empty error message)
> pkg_add: tar extract of /tmp/depends/perl-5.8.7.tbz failed!
> pkg_add: unable to extract '/tmp/depends/perl-5.8.7.tbz'!
> error in dependency perl-5.8.7.tbz, exiting
> This looks like an error in the extraction of Perl, as opposed to an actual
> error with the port.

If this is something you found yourself on pointyhat, it's probably a
temporary failure.  My sparc64 machines have been hit hard by bugs in
6.0, so they produce a lot of these.

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