FreeBSD Port: root-5.02.00

Simon Lang simon at
Thu Mar 9 07:12:57 UTC 2006

Rob schrieb:

> Is there a way to make root-5.02.00 compile
> on a FreeBSD 6 system?
> An architecture problem during the configure
> script causes the port to fail.

Yes. Replace the variable


in line 50 of ports/devel/root/Makefile with


This is Root's architecture ID to compile on BSD 5.x and 6.x.

It seams that basically this problem occurs since 6.0.
So it might be a good idea to patch the current port.
However I want to update to a new Root version anyhow, but
up to now I found no time to do it ...



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