Forgot the -D syntax

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com
Wed Nov 14 18:56:01 UTC 2012


--On November 14, 2012 1:43:29 PM -0500 Greg Larkin <glarkin at FreeBSD.org> 
wrote:

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> On 11/14/12 1:10 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> I'm having a problem installing x11-fonts/fontsproto.  I'm getting
>> this error: Fix document syntax or use --skip-validation option
>>
>> For the life of me I can't remember what the syntax is to
>> incorporate this into the make.  I've tried
>> -DWITH---skip-validation and several other combinations without
>> success.
>>
>> Can somebody please refresh my memory???
>>
>
> Hi Paul,
>
> Without having looking at the port at all, it sounds like that's an
> option that needs to be passed to the configure phase.  If so, you add
> this to the port Makefile:
>
> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=	--skip-validation
>
> Alternately, you could add something similar to /etc/make.conf,
> wrapped with a check for the proper port directory.
>
> Then the question is whether this is a bug in the port as it stands or
> a problem in your local environment that requires this option to be
> enabled.
>

Thanks, Greg.  I solved it by editing xmlint to remove --nonet.  Once the 
port installed, I restored the original file.

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