Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 09/22/2005 10:48:36
On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 08:41:18 +0000 (UTC)
Mark Davies <> wrote:

> Module Name:	pkgsrc
> Committed By:	markd
> Date:		Thu Sep 22 08:41:18 UTC 2005
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/misc/kdepim3: Makefile
> 	pkgsrc/x11/kdebase3: Makefile
> Log Message:
> Fix the problem reported in PR pkg/31169 and the same problem in the
> kdepim3 package.  On Solaris nawk can't handle the length of the lines
> generated for config.status.overridden for these two packages, so get
> pkgsrc itself to use gawk for these packages by adding
> USE_TOOLS+=gawk:pkgsrc.

Does that mean we'll have to install the gawk package on systems where
the native awk is enough? (for example NetBSD)

That sucks IMHO, I don't want extra packages... 

I'm not saying your change is not correct, I'm just saying that
we must fix the tools framework to skip extra dependencies like this.