Subject: Re: pkgsrc NetBSD 3.0_BETA/x86_64 bulk build results 2005-12-09
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: pkgsrc-bulk
Date: 12/11/2005 23:48:57
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 10:58:15PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> This one is very weird. ${PKGNAME:S|nb*||} does not do what I would 
> expect it do do, which is stripping the nb* part at the end. Can anyone 
> explain that, or do I need to let pkglint warn about every use of the :S 
> modifier?

The :S modifier in make(1) does textual substitution of the first
argument; it does not match with a regular expression (the ":C"
modifier should be used for that).