The challenging Ports design

Bertram Scharpf lists at
Sat Mar 11 13:23:22 UTC 2017


  # cd /usr/ports/devel/fossil
  # make install
  Error: Unknown option --without-tcl
  Try: 'configure --help' for options
  ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
  Please report the problem to [...]

The problem is that Fossil uses "autosetup", an "automake"
replacement that has no "--without-XXX" options. You cannot
switch that off in /usr/ports/Mk/, line 566.

In this context the word "unexpectedly" is quite


Bertram Scharpf
Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany

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