impossible to compile firefox when WRKDIRPREFIX is used

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Sun Apr 10 23:17:15 UTC 2016


On Sun, 10 Apr 2016 05:55:30 +0200
Jan Beich <jbeich at> wrote:

> Erich Dollansky <erichsfreebsdlist at> writes:
> >>  
> [...]
> > Before I have been able to built firefox without WRKDIRPREFIX in the
> > same shell. The same error happens in a fresh shell. If it matters,
> > I believe that 37 was the last version I could built with
> Did you actually read that bug? It builds fine with WRKDIRPREFIX

I stumbled over this:


> defined or pkg-fallout@ would complain as poudriere relies on
> WRKDIRPREFIX working correctly. So, the issue is only with symlinks
> and the most egregious example is a historic quirk FreeBSD cannot get
> rid of. ;\
> I may need to file a bug upstream but it's a low priority because why
> one would want a symlink for MOZ_OBJDIR if they can override it via
> environment.

Why did it work earlier?


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