Makefile problems in /usr/ports
Paul A. Hoadley
paulh at logicsquad.net
Tue May 13 02:48:06 PDT 2003
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 09:54:05PM -0700, Jim Mock wrote:
> Odd. I don't have the ports tree on my 4.8 system, but that port
> works on my 5.x machine (same $FreeBSD$ string). Out of curiousity,
> what happens if you nuke the Makefile, cvsup, and try it again? I
> don't think it'll help much, but it's worth trying, I suppose.
It didn't help, but you did make me think of something else:
/usr/ports/Mk was woefully out of date. It has been a long time since
I've run a cvsup on the ports-all target.
What an excellent lesson to learn. Thanks Jim.
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