[nycbug-talk] pkgsrc debugging tips

Johnny C. Lam jlam at pkgsrc.org
Tue Feb 6 09:30:23 EST 2007

Peter Wright wrote:
> hey all - i was hoping someone here may be able to offer some debugging
> tips when working on pkgsrc.  i've usually had zero problems working with
> it on Net/Open/FreeBSD, but am running into some "fun" when trying to get
> p5-XML-Parser built on RHEL4 (red hat ent. linux 4).
> i've ping'd the pkgsrc-users@ list, but was hoping someone here may have
> experience shoe-horning pkgsrc onto a rhel system they wouldn't mind
> sharing.

Check the .*.log files in the work directory ... they usually have a lot 
of useful debugging output.  I don't remember off-hand if you need 
PKG_DEBUG_LEVEL > 0 to trigger the useful debugging output.


	-- Johnny Lam <jlam at pkgsrc.org>

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