thunderbird-enigmail-1.4.3 build failing on i386 9.1

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 20 08:45:07 UTC 2012

On 08/13/2012 03:42, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 13 Aug 2012 12:11, "Alex Dupre" <ale at
> <mailto:ale at>> wrote:
>> Doug Barton ha scritto:
>> > This problem is caused for portmaster by the wacky way that they changed
>> > the dependency for thunderbird sources to avoid (zomg!) potential for
>> > fetching files related to thunderbird during the enigmail build process.
>> > I objected at the time, but my objection was ignored.
>> If you can feel better, I never approved it.

It does, actually. :)

>> > OTOH, the recent enigmail update worked for me using portmaster, I
>> > haven't had time to investigate why it worked this time either. :)
>> Because I put that horrible FETCH_DEPENDS inside a conditional :-)
> This had a general solution ages ago... but it's still in the queue.

This seems perfectly reasonable, and seems also to address the concern
about fetching files for a dependent port during the build phase of

miwi, you requested that PR, where do you stand with it?



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