The ports collection has some serious issues

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Mon Dec 19 14:11:23 UTC 2016

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 12:42:30AM -0500, Jim Trigg wrote:
> On 12/18/2016 02:24 AM, John Marino wrote:
> > 2) portmaster's dirty build method is inferior to clean environment
> > builds (true)
> > 3) There is better and official alternative (true)
> Maybe. I have a case where portmaster (on my current production box) builds
> fine but poudriere (on my intended replacement production box) does not.
> Case in point: php70-pdo_*. The first time I tried a build pdo_sqlite
> failed. This time (after correcting other ports' option problems) pdo_mysql
> fails for basically the same reason - pdo_* cannot find pdo because pdo
> thinks PHP_EXT_DIR=20151012-zts but pdo_* thinks PHP_EXT_DIR=20151012 - log
> for the latter below signature. Yet doing the build with postmaster works
> fine.

This is a big in the php framework that has been reported very long ago and
noone care about, poudriere is doing the right thing here by failing and
reporting the actually issue of the framework on that subject.

Best regards,
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