Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/x11/kdebase3
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 07/14/2003 09:44:41
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 09:24:13AM +0100, Nick Hudson wrote:
> On Sunday 13 July 2003 1:03 pm, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> [...]
> > I committed a more general mechanism to substitute for any interpreter,
> > not just Perl, but I retained REPLACE_PERL for backwards compatibility.
> > This is one of these situations. Please use REPLACE_PERL for this job.
> Is REPLACE_PERL supposed to be replace with REPLACE_INTERPRETER+= perl
> ever?

No, I think we'll stick with REPLACE_PERL, since it's a much-used
idiom, shorter, and more easily-understood.  The new
REPLACE_INTERPRETER functionality just gives a more generic approach
to this job, allowing us to use it for any script interpreter.