Weird problem with ports

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at
Sat Oct 13 15:33:43 PDT 2007

Luchezar Petkov wrote:
> [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.

It breaks buildkernel for me, too. This is why I think it's not a ports, but a
make bug.

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