Weird problem with ports

Luchezar Petkov luchezar.petkov at
Sat Oct 13 14:35:54 PDT 2007

[LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> Luchezar Petkov wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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
> make -j
> is broken on the 7-branch. Do you have something like MAKE_ARGS=-j4 in your
> make.conf? Weather this is the case or not, try to run
> make -B

Apparently that was the case. Afaik -j isnt working for ports, but is
working for base and other apps the user is compiling by hand. Didn't
knew it will break my whole ports system. :-)
Thank you very much.

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