pgtune: doesn't check for python

Glen Barber gjb at
Wed May 7 13:23:47 UTC 2014

On Wed, May 07, 2014 at 08:57:41AM -0400, pathiaki2 wrote:
> On 05/07/2014 08:46, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> >pathiaki2 <pathiaki2 at> writes:
> >
> >>/usr/ports/databases/pgtune....
> >>
> >>It doesn't check to see if python is installed.  Python is required to
> >>run this.
> >That's strange. pgtune defines USE_PYTHON, which adds python to both the
> >build and run dependencies. It *should* work correctly...
> Bizarre.  I installed it and it didn't.
> When I tried to run it, it stated: "Program not found".
> So, I checked the top of the pgtune 'executable' and found it referenced
> Python.  So, I installed python and it ran just fine. *shrug*
> I'm on 10.0 and a recent portsnap.  I was doing this in a jail.

This is because the lang/pythonN.M ports do not explicitly require
lang/python (which only creates a symlink to the default python

I'll see what I can do to fix this.


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