Weird problem with ports

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Sat Oct 13 13:34:27 PDT 2007

On 2007-Oct-13 17:59:38 +0300, Luchezar Petkov <luchezar.petkov at> wrote:
>First, let me note that I'm not subscribed to this list, so CC me.
>Now, about my problem. I've installed -CURRENT from the latest snapshot,
>it worked perfectly. Now, after 2 days with -CURRENT, for some reason
>all ports refuse to install, giving me weird errors. Example:
>(Inkscape is not installed, hence the src tarball is not in distfiles, etc.)
>lilly# cd /usr/ports/graphics/inkscape/
>lilly# make install clean
>cd: can't cd to /usr/ports/graphics/inkscape/work/inkscape-0.45.1
>*** Error code 2
>===>  Cleaning for inkscape-0.45.1
>1 error

Have you changed anything - particularly WRKDIRPREFIX in /etc/make.conf?
Does /usr/ports/graphics/inkscape/work exist?  If so, what are its
contents (including hidden files)?
What happens if you try just "make" instead of "make install"?

> 2) it's -CURRENT, so I should expect such glitches. :-)

This definitely isn't true.

Peter Jeremy
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