NetBSD Problem Report #28551

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Subject: [RE-IMPORT] mail/deliver problems on IRIX 5.3
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>Number:         28551
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       [RE-IMPORT] mail/deliver problems on IRIX 5.3
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    irix-pkg-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Dec 05 22:06:00 +0000 2004
>Last-Modified:  Wed Dec 06 01:03:08 +0000 2017
>Originator:     Georg Schwarz
>Release:        current pkgsrc
IRIX lorenz 5.3 08031225 IP20 mips
mail/deliver patches Makefile to unconditionally use conf/os-netbsd.h as OSHEADER. On IRIX 5.3 this results in a failure because in unctime.y sys/timeb.h is assumed to exist which it does not.
Moreover Makefile assumes nroff exists.
Thirdly, installation fails because ${PREFIX}/share/examples/deliver does not exist:

cd /usr/people/schwarz/pkgsrc/mail/deliver/work/deliver-2.1.14/samples;  /usr/local/pkg/bin/install-sh -c -o root -g sys -m 444 README p-aliases s-aliases u-chip u-notify u-vacation  /usr/local/pkg/share/examples/deliver
install: destination is not a directory
*** Error code 1

Is install-sh supposed to automatically create such directories?

Using os-sysv.h instead worked for me.
Maybe ${LOCALBASE}/bin/groff can be used instead of nroff? (does that issue arise with other packages as well?).



Responsible-Changed-From-To: pkg-manager->irix-pkg-people
Responsible-Changed-When: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 21:44:53 +0000
IRIX-specific problem.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/28551: mail/deliver problems on IRIX 5.3
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 18:54:31 +0000

 The third issue is fixed; the second might be, or might be fixable
 with USE_TOOLS; from what I can tell the first issue remains.

 David A. Holland

State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
State-Changed-When: Sun, 28 May 2017 03:01:47 +0000
If you are still interested, what is the status of this? it may be called os-netbsd.h but now it makes few assumptions about the OS. it seems david has made changes to the package to help irix.

State-Changed-From-To: feedback->open
State-Changed-When: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:03:08 +0000
The return address on this PR is messed up, so feedback doesn't work.


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