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Re: removal of GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX from editors/ed?
On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 08:53:35AM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Anyone care if I remove the GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX support from
> The package has a security issue.
> The new versions no longer support "binprefix".
> This means it will be installed as ed and red (instead of ged and gred).
> Two other alternatives: I install manually with post-install target or I
> patch the Makefile.in and configure* to add --program-prefix support.
> As for me, I only use this package on Linux systems and I have
> GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX= empty.
On NetBSD, and some other systems too, I suspect, we already have
/bin/ed, and so your change would give us a PATH lottery as to
which one gets exec'ed.
I suspect a post-install target would be better.
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