links not created by make install

Piotr Szafarczyk piotr-l at
Sun Oct 23 18:23:53 UTC 2016

Hi All,

Tell me where / how to diagnose the error please.

I have got a system upgraded from 10.1. Problems started with rebuilding 
ports depending on perl. bin/perl5 and bin/perl5.20.3 were missing. It 
looks like port building does not create links (after perl the same was 
with postfix, freeze). Regular files are OK.

Freeze is a simple port, best to investigate. Everything looks good at 

tar tvf work/pkg/freeze-2.5_2.txz
... /usr/local/bin/fcat
... /usr/local/bin/freeze link to /usr/local/bin/fcat

ls -l work/stage/usr/local/bin
-r-xr-xr-x  4 root  wheel  22912 Oct 23 17:30 fcat
-r-xr-xr-x  4 root  wheel  22912 Oct 23 17:30 freeze

cat work/.PLIST.flattened

However there are no freeze and unfreeze under bin after make install. 
Only fcat is in /usr/local/bin.

While playing with the port I receive errors when deinstalling tries to 
remove links:
[] [1/1] Deleting files for freeze-2.5_2:   9%
freeze-2.5_2: missing file /usr/local/bin/freeze

I cannot find what is going wrong when installing (even with -d flags).

How should I debug this? Where and how to look for a cause of this problem?


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