"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
pkgsrc 2008q1 and Solaris.

The other day I ran into an issue where bootstrapping pkgsrc 2008q1 would hang while running bmake regression tests.

The fix is here.

June 2, 2008 5:35 AM