pgtune: doesn't check for python

pathiaki2 pathiaki2 at
Wed May 7 13:36:44 UTC 2014

On 05/07/2014 09:23, Glen Barber wrote:
> 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
> interpreter).
> I'll see what I can do to fix this.
> Glen
Thank you so much.  I just like seeing the ports 'just work'. Problem is 
that every time I'm doing sysadmin work in the Linux world... things 
just drop me into dependency hell and I'm whimpering in a corner. ;-D


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