Build Failure on ports-10.6_i386_legacy: ocaml, py27-certifi, py27-mistune, py27-scandir, py27-tz, py27-zmq, root6, xrootd

Perry E. Metzger perry at
Fri Dec 15 02:37:34 UTC 2017

On Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:16:15 -0600 Ryan Schmidt
<ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2017, at 18:43, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > So I had naively hoped that by erroring out the build of ocaml on
> > MacOS < 10.7 that I'd cease to get nagged about build failures of
> > the port, but apparently no such luck. I suppose that's because
> > the system does still try to build the port, and it fails.
> > 
> > Any thoughts about a way to specify that only some versions
> > of the operating system can build a port, so the build bots don't
> > get angry?  
> We don't have a way to do that right now, sorry.

Would it be reasonable to add an equivalent of supported_archs? We
could then have the buildbots notice that. Are the buildbot sources
on github? I could have a look at what would be required...

Perry E. Metzger		perry at

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