pkgconfig fails to configure on 12-CURRENT

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Sun Feb 26 10:32:56 UTC 2017

On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 08:08:28PM -0500, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> FreeBSD rain 12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #93 r314227: Fri Feb 24
> 13:51:55 EST 2017     root at rain:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> ===> Fetching all distfiles required by pkgconf-1.3.0 for building
> ===>  Extracting for pkgconf-1.3.0
> => SHA256 Checksum OK for pkgconf-1.3.0.tar.xz.
> ===>  Patching for pkgconf-1.3.0
> ===>  Configuring for pkgconf-1.3.0
> configure: loading site script /usr/ports/Templates/
> checking for gcc... cc
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking for suffix of executables...
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of object files... o
> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether cc accepts -g... yes
> checking for cc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
> checking whether cc understands -c and -o together... yes
> checking for strlcpy... (cached) yes
> checking for strlcat... (cached) yes
> checking for strndup... (cached) yes
> checking for cygwin_conv_path... no
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... cpp
> checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... (cached) /usr/bin/grep
> checking for egrep... (cached) /usr/bin/egrep
> checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/types.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/stat.h... (cached) yes
> checking for stdlib.h... (cached) yes
> checking for string.h... (cached) yes
> checking for memory.h... (cached) yes
> checking for strings.h... (cached) yes
> checking for inttypes.h... (cached) yes
> checking for stdint.h... (cached) yes
> checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
> checking for sys/stat.h... (cached) yes
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... configure: error: newly
> created file is older than distributed files!
> Check your system clock

The message here is telling you to check your clock have you checked it?

This is a regular test from autotools which ensure that produced binaries are
newer that the timestamp of the sources which appears to not be the case in your

Best regards,
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