Subject: Re: tools infinite loop
To: None <pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/28/2006 08:13:52
On Fri, 28 Apr 2006 email@example.com wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 11:05:12AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > As for the "echo", I see that is a problem. And the bogus wrapper is
> > created. This problem exists on other platforms.
> > The reason nobody sees it is because their shell provides "echo" builtin.
> Yes and that's the reason why it is not a full path by default. It would
> be redicilous to force a fork/exec pair just to work around broken
> shells. You can override it from the platform tools anyway.
I never suggested it should be a full path.
In the same email, I suggested maybe the pkgsrc tools framework should not
create a wrapper unless the tool has a full path.
Jeremy C. Reed
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