pointyhat is building for 5.5 but claiming 8.0

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Tue Jan 8 13:47:09 PST 2008


thanks for your help.

On Tue, 08 Jan 2008 21:49:10 +0100 Kris Kennaway wrote:

> > I'm not sure if that's a port problem. What do you think?

> No, the port is using sysctl(2) to query the OS version which cannot
> be wrapped.

Hm, ports-mgmt/tinderbox masks it somehow... And doesn't get
an error for this port.

> This is common in the python world.  It needs to use
> uname(1) or uname(3) or OSVERSION.

The port itself (at the Makefile) uses "uname -r". There is something
weird though.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
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