prelminary analysis of the gmake3.82 -exp run

Jeremy Messenger mezz.freebsd at
Sat Mar 12 18:16:10 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 8:16 PM, Mark Linimon <linimon at> wrote:
> I recent did a first-pass experimental ports run with gmake3.82.  The
> results from that were pretty bad: 38 confirmed errors (5 more possible),
> with ~1100 ports as collateral damage, mostly from audio/portaudio and
> devel/p5-Module-Build.

Don't know anything about Perl ports stuff, so I have skipped it.
Committed a fix in audio/portaudio and two other ports below.

> After a brief discussion among the portmgrs, we decided to make another
> run with some patches (see
> to try to narrow down the collateral damage, before notifying individual
> maintainers.  However, here's the information for those that want to get
> a head start on doing the work.
> Note that the new 'gmake' error classification has been added to the results;
> OTOH, many regressions will be classified as 'makefile'.  It depends on how,
> exactly, the build failure occurred.
> mcl
> ----- Forwarded message from Mark Linimon <linimon at> -----
> Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2011 20:49:28 -0600
> From: Mark Linimon <linimon at>
> To: aDe at
> Cc: portmgr at
> Subject: prelminary analysis of gmake -exp run
> User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
> definitely gmake:
> audio/portaudio
> devel/ORBit
> irc/xchat-gnome

Done with three ports here.


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