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Bug 757249 - dev-lang/perl-5.30.3-r1: "Unexpected MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=11.0"
Summary: dev-lang/perl-5.30.3-r1: "Unexpected MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=11.0"
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo/Alt
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Prefix Support (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Prefix
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-11-27 17:07 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2020-12-26 13:41 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

build.log (file_757249.txt,4.96 KB, text/plain)
2020-11-27 17:07 UTC, Sam James
build.log 2 (with "10.16") (file_757249.txt,5.05 KB, text/plain)
2020-11-27 17:08 UTC, Sam James

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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-11-27 17:07:24 UTC
Created attachment 675400 [details]

*** Please either set it to 10.something, or to empty.

 * ERROR: dev-lang/perl-5.30.3-r1::gentoo_prefix failed (configure phase):
 *   Unable to configure


So, naturally, we try MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.16. But that fails too.
Comment 1 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-11-27 17:08:38 UTC
Created attachment 675403 [details]
build.log 2 (with "10.16")

FWIW, I suspect we'll be better off using 10.16 for now, to avoid setting off strange checks.

macports bug:
Comment 2 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-11-27 17:13:28 UTC
Linked patch fixes the error.
Comment 3 Fabian Groffen gentoo-dev 2020-11-27 18:19:02 UTC
that patch just allows 11.0 right? that sounds about right, please commit, if you can
Comment 4 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-11-27 18:31:24 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 1597c7e4e46dc4be405daa43c8c8b4a3ccdda603
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2020-11-27 18:30:14 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2020-11-27 18:30:14 +0000

    dev-lang/perl: add 5.30.3 with macOS 11 patch
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 dev-lang/perl/Manifest                             |   7 +
 dev-lang/perl/files/perl-5.26.2-hppa.patch         | 105 ++++
 .../perl/files/perl-5.30.3-darwin-macos11.patch    | 199 ++++++
 dev-lang/perl/metadata.xml                         |  14 +
 dev-lang/perl/perl-5.30.3-r1.ebuild                | 666 +++++++++++++++++++++
 5 files changed, 991 insertions(+)
Comment 5 Kent Fredric (IRC: kent\n) gentoo-dev 2020-12-11 05:22:31 UTC
Will need to replicate this over at:

I still need to document the general process, but the TL;DR version:

1. Make the patch with git-format-patch
2. Tweak the numeric part of the name to follow in order 
3. drop the file in numeric order in patches/,
4. Generate the patch-info/ entries with <perl maint/>

Keeping in mind that over time, all patches in patch/ will be reapplied with <git am> to upstream, and then re-extracted with <git format-patch>, and the <patch-info> directory is just an optimization to avoid needing extra tooling on install side. (We can't be requiring perl to build perl now can we)

Once its in there and tests pass, its easy to fold back into dev-lang/perl
Comment 6 Fabian Groffen gentoo-dev 2020-12-11 08:21:34 UTC
I'm affraid this is not the first change or patch to the Perl ebuild(s), hence it being in our overlay.  If you're genuinely interested in hosting the Prefix modifications in gentoo-x86, then I'm willing to give this a stab to make the differences as clean as I can cut them.

Since the darwin20 patch (macos11) is from upstream, integrating it in your patchset should be fairly painless.  Perhaps Sam still has the original link (please add it in the future if you add a patch from somewhere else) still somewhere for

Comment 7 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-12-11 20:28:51 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 4474f73698e8f1585d97d36ff4938aa41ef8d1b2
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2020-12-11 20:28:44 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2020-12-11 20:28:44 +0000

    dev-lang/perl: add upstream patch reference (for macOS)
    Including the inadvertently left-out link to the
    upstream patch source.
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.12-prefix, Repoman-3.0.2
    RepoMan-Options: --force
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 dev-lang/perl/Manifest                               | 4 ++++
 dev-lang/perl/files/perl-5.30.3-darwin-macos11.patch | 3 +++
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+)
Comment 8 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-12-26 13:37:54 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 9bf33e97778f172a46b6f0ab5793fb9ae573aea5
Author:     Fabian Groffen <>
AuthorDate: 2020-12-26 13:35:04 +0000
Commit:     Fabian Groffen <>
CommitDate: 2020-12-26 13:35:04 +0000

    dev-lang/perl: add missing darwin 20 patch, #757249
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.9, Repoman-3.0.2
    Signed-off-by: Fabian Groffen <>

 .../perl/files/perl-5.30.3-darwin-macos11.patch    | 180 +++++++++++++++++++++
 dev-lang/perl/perl-5.30.3-r1.ebuild                |   4 +
 dev-lang/perl/perl-5.30.3-r2.ebuild                |   4 +
 dev-lang/perl/perl-5.32.0-r1.ebuild                |   4 +
 dev-lang/perl/perl-5.32.0.ebuild                   |   4 +
 5 files changed, 196 insertions(+)
Comment 9 Fabian Groffen gentoo-dev 2020-12-26 13:41:00 UTC
Ok, my confusement here, didn't realise perl was "alive" in two places.

@Sam would you please have a look if you can implement #comment 5?

Note that I assume this this patch will only live as long as the next Perl release from now, which very likely will have this fixed.