Errors during Upgrade netpbm-10.26.64_4 to netpbm-10.35.80_2

David Wolfskill david at
Fri Apr 22 15:42:42 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 05:07:15PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> ...
> > THe current graphics/netpbm port does not compile if there's an older
> > version of netpbm installed - /usr/local/include/pm.h from the older
> > netpbm takes precedence over the port's lib/pm.h but misses some macros
> > (well, it's an upgrade...) as PM_GNU_PRINTF_ATTR(a, b) which then confuse
> > the compiler.
> Which would then have to be fixed through CPPFLAGS such that the local
> headers take preference over system headers.
> I know errors like these go unnoticed in tinderbox (perhaps tinderbox
> should try to install the previous version for a 2nd build attempt to
> uncover these...) - but "port test" should find them.
> Dirk, please report this to the upstream as well.
> David, please file a PR so this doesn't get lost.

ports/156577 -- I quoted both of you, and cited the archived copy of my
original message, so the information in this thread should avoid getting


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