commit:     a2c6fa7dc9b2ad29d65a4eece1766c91433cfd21
Author:     Fabian Groffen <grobian <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
AuthorDate: Mon Feb 12 09:41:37 2018 +0000
Commit:     Fabian Groffen <grobian <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
CommitDate: Mon Feb 12 09:41:37 2018 +0000

scripts/bootstrap-prefix: avoid pod2man failures in bootstrap_gnu

pod2man may be very old, not understanding switches like --utf8.  It's a
bit silly to die on failures like that, so just don't build man-pages
(we don't need them in stage1 anyway).

 scripts/ | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/scripts/ b/scripts/
index 07905d21ef..0b30448fc9 100755
--- a/scripts/
+++ b/scripts/
@@ -732,6 +732,9 @@ bootstrap_gnu() {
        # but portage's multijob needs more unique pipe names
        [[ ${PN},${CHOST} == bash,*-aix* ]] &&
+       # pod2man may be too old (not understanding --utf8) but we don't
+       # care about manpages at this stage
+       export ac_cv_path_POD2MAN=no
        # Darwin9 in particular doesn't compile when using system readline,
        # but we don't need any groovy input at all, so just disable it

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