shells/ksh93 install fail

Doug Barton dougb at
Wed Jun 22 21:01:33 UTC 2011

On 6/22/2011 1:28 PM, Sunpoet Po-Chuan Hsieh wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 01:23:51PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 6/21/2011 1:02 PM, jhell wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:48:57PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> An effort to upgrade to 20110208_1 is failing for me:
>>>> ===>    Installing for ksh93-20110208_1
>>>> ===>     Generating temporary packing list
>>>> ===>    Checking if shells/ksh93 already installed
>>>> install   -o root -g wheel -m 555
>>>> /usr/local/tmp/usr/ports/shells/ksh93/work/bin/ksh /usr/local/bin/ksh93
>>>> install: $WRKDIRPREFIX/usr/ports/shells/ksh93/work/bin/ksh: No such file
>>>> or directory
>>>> *** Error code 71
>>>> Is it possible that $WRKDIRPREFIX is the trigger?
>>> I did not actually see that here on 8-STABLE/i386, just for the record.
>> Thanks. At least one person on IRC said that it worked for them with
>> or without $WRKDIRPREFIX, so that's probably not it. What's odd is
>> that these package building systems have been working fine for
>> hundreds of ports for quite a while now, so I'm stumped.
> Hi Doug,
> I have WRKDIRPREFIX=/usr/ports/works in /etc/make.conf. I'm running a
> 8-STABLE amd64. Do you need me to generate a build log for you to
> further investigate this problem?
> BTW, did you run 'find' to search for ksh? The binary must be somewhere
> in the WRKSRC. It might be helpful to know the path of ksh.

It didn't exist at all. However I think I found the problem. If I remove 
the STATIC option everything goes as planned. Perhaps that gives you a 
new area to examine?



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