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Re: pkg/42423: pkgsrc bootstrap puts --mk-fragment in mk.conf.example not mk.conf
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42423; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42423: pkgsrc bootstrap puts --mk-fragment in
mk.conf.example not mk.conf
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 19:21:44 +0100
On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 05:30:00PM +0000, duck%shangtai.net@localhost wrote:
> The bootstrap program puts the fragment supplied by --mk-fragment into the
> example mk.conf, but not the generated mk.conf it uses to build bmake et al.
> Is this a bug? In my opinion, it makes more sense to append the fragment to
> both files; any tweak you apply is quite likely to be needed everywhere. In
> any event you have the possibility of editing (indeed it is recommended as
> as I know) the installed example.
--mk-fragment was intended to be used for binary bootstrap kits etc, to
be able to include a number of local settings. It was not intended to be
used as part of the bootstrap process itself and I do not think that
should be changed.
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