Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: David <david@×××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentooppc-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentooppc-dev] dev-java/blackdown-jre build broken
Date: Thu, 09 May 2002 14:58:01
In Reply to: [gentooppc-dev] dev-java/blackdown-jre build broken by Mark Guertin
Hmm, I wonder if there's some kind of Gentoo award for the ugliest 
"clean up" of an ebuild..  If so, I think we'd have to nominate Seemant 
for this one ;-)

I'll see if I can fix it.

btw, you can see who's been messing with files by looking at viewcvs on 
the gentoo site.


Mark Guertin wrote:

>Hello All > >I noticed last night that the blackdown jre (dev-java) build is broken, >someone might want to have a look at it. They dist their file as a .bin >file, that is self extracting bz2, so it's a little strange to start with, >but it looks like someone has done some weird things in that build and >didn't finish the ARCH stuff. This and it doesn't use $ARCH (which in my >experiments seems to work ok in that script). > >For example the SOURCE_URI doesn't pull the correct file for ppc... they use >${FCS}/${MY_P}.tar.bz2 when according to their setup it should use >${FCS}/${A}. It almost looks as though someone pushed their personal ebuild >file to CVS with some strange hacks at beginning. Also they should be using >${A} to extract the file as well instead of ${MY_P}.tar.bz2. Is it possible >to have the build just execute the file it downloaded as that is the proper >way to install from their readme.. it's self extracting to the same dir it >is in. > >Mark > >