pointyhat is building for 5.5 but claiming 8.0

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 8 15:28:48 PST 2008

Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Boris Samorodov píše v st 09. 01. 2008 v 02:16 +0300:
>> On Tue, 08 Jan 2008 23:10:45 +0100 Pav Lucistnik wrote:
>>>>> 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.
>>> The FreeBSD version inside the tinderbox is same as the host?
>> OK, I found the difference. The port builds for all FreeBSD version
>> except 5.x. The same is for ports-mgmt/tinderbox. Thus I think that
>> there is something that was not MFS'd to 5-STABLE that causes the
>> difference.
>> For now I'm going to mark the port as IGNORE for OSVERSION < 600000.
>> A question to portmgr@: Do you have any objections?
> It would be nice to know what exactly is going on in there.

Yeah, I can't imagine what it would be, unless it is using uname(1) or 
(3) and 5.x doesn't have the environment variable overrides...but in 
that case hundreds of other things would break.


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