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Re: build failure under pkgsrc

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: build failure under pkgsrc
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:55:39 -0700

Yo Greg!

On Sat, 31 Jul 2021 07:57:15 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> I updated git last night to


> Doing the make phase fails.  Comparing the build under pkgsrc to the
> build in the source tree, the line about /usr/pkg/include/gps.h is
> extra; the source build doesn't print that.   This is build not
> install so it shouldn't be trying to write to the system (/usr/pkg)
> path and is being done unprivileged.    What I don't understand is
> why this is happening as it's after all the docs, and the build
> shoudln't be installing headers.

When you want to figure out why scons does something, use the
"--debug=explain" flag.

Like this:
        scons install --debug=explain

I think only you use pkgsrc, so feel free to fix it.

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