GNUPG fails to build on FreeBSD 10.0-BETA3
jerry at seibercom.net
Sun Nov 17 13:38:54 UTC 2013
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> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Koop Mast
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> Cc: gnome at FreeBSD.org; 'Herbert J. Skuhra'; kuriyama at FreeBSD.org;
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> Subject: Re: GNUPG fails to build on FreeBSD 10.0-BETA3
> On 16-11-2013 13:06, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Herbert J. Skuhra [mailto:hskuhra at eumx.net]
> >> Sent: Saturday, November 16, 2013 5:38 AM
> >> To: Gerard Seibert
> >> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org; kuriyama at FreeBSD.org
> >> Subject: Re: GNUPG fails to build on FreeBSD 10.0-BETA3
> >> On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:18:43 -0500
> >> Gerard Seibert wrote:
> >>> I have tried to build gnupg-2.0.22 on FreeBSD 10.0-BETA3 twice and
> >>> both attempts failed. This is a fresh install of FreeBSD on a
> >>> totally clean drive. This is the output at the end of the build attempt.
> >>> checking for LIBFFI... no
> >>> configure: error: Package requirements (libffi >= 3.0.0) were not met:
> >>> Package libffi was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> >>> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libffi.pc'
> >>> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable Package 'libffi',
> >>> required by 'world', not found
> >>> Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
> >>> installed software in a non-standard prefix.
> >> Subject is wrong! devel/glib20 fails to build, not security/gnupg!
> >> Does /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/libffi.pc exist?
> >> Have you tried to rebuild devel/libffi?
> > Okay, "libffi.pc" did not exist. "devel/glib20" was failing to build
> > and then subsequently "/security/gnupg" due to this fact. I built
> > and then preceded to building "gnupg". It is building now and appears to be
> going well.
> > Obviously, there is a dependency problem. Now, should I file a PR and if
> so, against which port? Since "devel/glib20" was not pulling in "libffi" I would
> assume "glib20" is the port to report.
> > Thanks for your assistance.
> Like the PR stated, the problem is why it didn't find libffi. So libffi.pc doesn't
> excists glib20 doesn't know where to find it. So the next question would be
> why isn't libffi.pc there. Did you try Herbert's suggestion of rebuilding libffi?
Of course I manually built "libffi"; otherwise, I would not have been able to get the other ports built. My question is why "glib20" doesn't pull the port in and if I should file a PR against it.
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