second call: dns/libidn staging broken

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Thu May 29 02:41:14 UTC 2014

	[resent with corrected attribution]

Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-ports-local at> writes:

>> 	It's not a sym-link, it's an evnironment variable:
>> WRKDIRPREFIX=/data/port-work
>> 	This was done because certain large ports (e.g. libreoffice)
>> were eating up all the free space on /usr.  So I pointed the work
>> directory to /data, which has 200+ gbytes free.  This works fine
>> except is rare cases like this one.
 >  I've seen some funny things with WRKDIRPREFIX too, but I can't
 >  reproduce them. I've mostly seen it on my chroot tinderbox, which
 >  always runs with WRKDIRPREFIX set because the ports tree is mounted
 >  read-only. The tinderbox is currently broken for other reasons.

	I tried unsetting the environment variable, and it died in exactly the 
same way.  Which brings me back to:

>> 	So ... how do I go about further diagnosing the breakage and
>> getting that to {maintainer, pkg-ng team} who can Do the Right Thing?


			Robert Huff

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