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Re: pkg/42168: devel/scmgit-base broken on netbsd
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42168; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42168: devel/scmgit-base broken on netbsd
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 21:24:09 +0000
On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 02:15:00AM +0000, dmcmahill%netbsd.org@localhost wrote:
> a couple of shell (/bin/sh) scripts in git use "cd -P". The -P
> part is not known to our shell. The result is a totally
> non-functional git.
> probably just rremoving -P will usually work, maybe need something
> a bit better.
It is now, but even if it gets pulled up everywhere there are
doubtless other systems whose shells don't support this inanity, so we
need a fix in pkgsrc too.
Unfortunately, since for ksh the -P is required for correct behavior
it isn't necessarily so simple as just patching it out.
David A. Holland
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