On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:50:26PM +0200, mn wrote:
> On Sep 30, 2011, at 8:40 PM, Peter O'Gorman wrote:
> >> checking for gawk... gawk
> > I think HFS compression may be a red herring.
> > If this fink's gawk? Can you remove it and then try again?
> > The Makefile.in isn't empty, is it?
> I started to think so too.
> I deinstalled several packages in fink related to building and/or
> being listed differently in the manual-configure, but gawk/mawk
> were pretty far down the list. Also, something I thought was a
> very close clone to the 10.6.8 experimental laptop had actually
> fink-gawk 3.1.7 whereas the defunct gawk was installed as 4.0.0-3.
> You seem to be wearing your genius-glasses!
Ok, glad it's fixed. I'm copying the list so that you don't get more
replies about this.
> And, as you said, just removing the fink-gawk allowed sed and several
> other packages to build. Even _after_ reapplying hfs-compression to the
> entire /sw-tree.
> _also_ after reinstalling gawk-4.0.0-3, without rebuilding gawk, all
> packages did build pretty.
> after compressing gawk and related files it's empty Makefiles again.
> Funny is that fs-decompression of the installed files doesn't yield a
> working gawk, reinstall of the deb does.
> So let's call it a stinky-pinky herring for now!
> In other news: I am a bit stumped about the devel-list:
> I tried to subscribe, but that didn't seem to work in two different
> browsers with an error claiming an "invalid email-address" in only one of
> them, yet,
> I still seem to have posted something to the list, to which you seem to have
> I never received an opt-in or any other devel-related mail.
> But reading the headers I am replying to you directly, nothing from the list
> except the cc-field.
> I am still unsure whether I am subscribed or not or allowed to post directly
> to this list.
> So I hope you do not mind I leave Mail.app's reply-address as it is,
> no cc or bcc added.