Subject: Re: pkgsrc on fedora seems to need /bin/(ba)sh replaced by /bin/(k)sh
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 11/30/2006 20:27:37
> On a Fedora box, /bin/sh is bash. pkgsrc is having a lot of problems
> building, with complaints about embedded `...` execution instances
> inside case ... logic, inherited down from configure stuff.
> its also dying on sort +2n instances.
> is this a well known gotcha for pkgsrc on some annoying distros?
> I've got over the sh stuff by doing a replace of ksh for sh, but I
> haven't yet worked out what tickles the sort problem.

Do you have any examples? And log output?

(Show me and I may try under CentOS.)