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bin/38327: uu{en,de}code - any reason to use non-portable [sg]etprogname?

>Number:         38327
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       uu{en,de}code - any reason to use non-portable [sg]etprogname?
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Mar 29 09:35:00 +0000 2008
>Release:        NetBSD 4.0_STABLE
System: NetBSD 4.0_STABLE NetBSD 4.0_STABLE (GENERIC) #2: 
Tue Dec 25 17:42:38 EET 2007 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
There are some problems in compiling NetBSD versions of uuencode and
uudecode utilities under other OSes (I need it under Linux) because
these utilities are not portable enough.  Non-portable setprogname(3)
and getprogname(3) functions are used.  I think there is no reason for

See wip/netbsd-uuencode package. Trivial patches are there.



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