[MacPorts] #51598: bsdmake: setrlimit: Invalid argument

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Mon Jun 27 03:53:45 PDT 2016

On 2016-6-21 07:58 , Bryan Nunweek wrote:
> Thanks, but `sudo port -v install xinit` still fails with same error when using `/opt/local/bin/bsdmake`
> The bsdmake port was already installed but was not being used. Path seems OK:
>> BingleyG5:~ bryan$ echo $PATH
>> /opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11/bin
> Had to rename `/usr/bin/bsdmake` to get `/opt/local/bin/bsdmake` to be used, then:
>> BingleyG5:~ bryan$ sudo port -v install xinit
>> --->  Computing dependencies for xinit..........
>> --->  Dependencies to be installed: tradcpp xrdb xset xorg-libXfontcache xorg-fontcacheproto xorg-libXp xorg-printproto xorg-libXxf86misc xorg-xf86miscproto
>> --->  Building tradcpp
>> bsdmake: setrlimit: Invalid argument

<https://trac.macports.org/ticket/35612#comment:8> may be relevant here?

Maybe we should avoid using the system bsdmake if it's known to be 
broken in this way? Though it seems to be only triggered by a custom 

- Josh

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