[nycbug-talk] pkgsrc debugging tips

Peter Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Tue Feb 6 11:33:23 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.

thanks all for the input, i'll generate some debugging info today and see
what i can dig up.


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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