need help with the last-two-ports!

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jan 21 21:30:38 UTC 2010

Gary Kline <kline at> writes:

> 	guys,
> 	after days and weeks of portupgrading firefox35 is one of the two that
> 	still fail to build.  both get wedged on
> 	/usr/local/lib/; can anybody tell me how to resolve this?
> gmake[3]: Entering directory
> `/usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1/js/src'
> c++ -o js -I/usr/local/include  -I/usr/local/include -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions
> -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Woverloaded-virtual -Wsynth -Wno-ctor-dtor-privacy
> -Wno-non-virtual-dtor -Wcast-align -Wno-invalid-offsetof -Wno-long-long -O2
> -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fshort-wchar -pipe
> -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED -Os -fstrict-aliasing   js.o jsapi.o jsarena.o jsarray.o
> jsatom.o jsbool.o jscntxt.o jsdate.o jsdbgapi.o jsdhash.o jsdtoa.o jsemit.o
> jsexn.o jsfun.o jsgc.o jshash.o jsinterp.o jsinvoke.o jsiter.o jslock.o
> jslog2.o jsmath.o jsnum.o jsobj.o json.o jsopcode.o jsparse.o jsprf.o
> jsregexp.o jsscan.o jsscope.o jsscript.o jsstr.o jsutil.o jsxdrapi.o jsxml.o
> prmjtime.o jstracer.o Assembler.o Fragmento.o LIR.o RegAlloc.o avmplus.o
> Nativei386.o jsbuiltins.o    -pthread      -Wl,-rpath-link,/bin
> -Wl,-rpath-link,/usr/local/lib  -L./../../dist/bin -L./../../dist/lib
> -L/usr/local/lib -lplds4 -lplc4 -lnspr4 -pthread -lm -pthread -lm -pthread
> -pthread -L/usr/local/lib -liconv -lm -pthread -lc
> /usr/local/lib/ undefined reference to `shmctl at FBSD_1.1'

Right there is the path.  You spelled it wrong in your paragraph at the
top of the message; perhaps that's the problem?  If so, you should try
cut and paste instead of retyping the paths.

> /usr/local/lib/ undefined reference to `semctl at FBSD_1.1'
> gmake[3]: *** [js] Error 1
> gmake[3]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1/js/src'
> gmake[2]: *** [libs_tier_js] Error 2
> gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1'
> gmake[1]: *** [tier_js] Error 2
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/ports/www/firefox35/work/mozilla-1.9.1'
> gmake: *** [default] Error 2
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/www/firefox35.
> root at tao:/usr/ports/www/firefox35#
> 	I have looked for this library to rebuild it; can't find.  Anybody know
> 	what's going on?

    [1001] (dhcptest) ~> ls -l /usr/local/lib/libnspr*
    -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  330246 Jan 14 14:52 /usr/local/lib/libnspr4.a
    lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel      13 Jan 14 14:52
    /usr/local/lib/ ->
    -r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  197348 Jan 14 14:52
    [1002] (dhcptest) ~> pkg_info -W /usr/local/lib/
    /usr/local/lib/ was installed by package nspr-4.8.2
    [1003] (dhcptest) ~> 

But if you really rebuilt everything, that should've already been
rebuilt by now.  On most desktops, other things will use it too.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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