Opened 9 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#4532 closed defect (fixed)

tools/quilt (for host) FTBFS on FreeBSD 7.1: requires at least version 2.4 of GNU patch

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: acoul
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: toolchain Version: Trunk
Keywords: patch, quilt, freebsd Cc:


checking the version of /usr/bin/patch... no GNU patch
configure: error:
quilt requires at least version 2.4 of GNU patch. You can download a
current version of patch from, or if you already have GNU patch
then you can supply its path with the '--with-patch=' option.

[ -f /usr/home/autobuilder/openwrt-svn/build_dir/host/quilt-0.47/Makefile ]
gmake[3]: * /usr/home/autobuilder/openwrt-svn/build_dir/host/quilt-0.47/.configured Error 1
gmake[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/home/autobuilder/openwrt-svn/tools/quilt'

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by anonymous

# portinstall patch findutils

Index: tools/quilt/Makefile
--- tools/quilt/Makefile (revision 14284)
+++ tools/quilt/Makefile (working copy)
@@ -16,7 +16,14 @@

include $(INCLUDE_DIR)/

define Build/Configure

  • $(call Build/Configure/Default)

+ ( cd $(PKG_BUILD_DIR); \
+ ./configure \
+ --prefix=$(STAGING_DIR_HOST) \
+ --build=$(GNU_HOST_NAME) \
+ --infodir=/usr/info \
+ --with-patch=/usr/local/bin/gpatch \
+ --with-find=/usr/local/bin/gfind \
+ )

[ -f $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/Makefile ]


comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by florian

  • Owner changed from developers to acoul
  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Version set to Trunk

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by acoul

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

current trunk is fine under FreeBSD-8. Should be fine on older but updated FreeBSD versions too.

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