www/rubygem-passenger now requires bash?

Paul Mather paul at gromit.dlib.vt.edu
Thu Jun 20 12:32:39 UTC 2013

On Jun 19, 2013, at 7:48 PM, "Steve Wills" <swills at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

>> I'm running FreeBSD/amd64 8-STABLE (r250276) and, yesterday, updated
>> www/rubygem-passenger from 3.0.19 to 4.0.5 via portmaster.  Although the
>> port upgraded without error, the resultant Passenger no longer works: it
>> complains it can't find "bash" and Rails apps won't spawn.
>> I don't have shells/bash installed, and didn't need to with version 3.0.19
>> of the www/rubygem-passenger port.  The shells/bash port isn't listed as a
>> runtime dependency for www/rubygem-passenger in its Makefile, either.
>> If I install shells/bash and also put a symlink from /usr/bin/bash to
>> /usr/local/bin/bash then Passenger will run once again.  I don't like this
>> solution, though.  Does anyone know of a way of running the Passenger
>> 4.0.5 port without needing bash?
>> I've included at the end a snippet from httpd-error.log showing the
>> behaviour of the new Passenger 4.0.5 prior to the workaround I put in
>> place mentioned in the preceding paragraph.
> I've submitted a patch for this, please see PR ports/179737
> Any testing and feedback would be appreciated.

I've applied the patch and updated the Passenger port and it now runs without the need for the bash symlink in /usr/bin or /bin.  It would nice to see this committed.



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