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Re: coreutils and GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Filip Hajny <> wrote:
> Aleksey,
> do you want me to finish off the rest of the packages,
> or are you working on that already?

I've already finished updating packages that explicitely use
Now all they use "g" prefix and create symlinks under gnu/bin. There
were more such packages than I expected :-) Also, I removed
GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX from mk/ files.
GTAR_PROGRAM_PREFIX was also removed.

> devel/binutils
> lang/gawk
> textproc/groff
> wip/binutils

binutils from pkgsrc and wip uses the same variable name
GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX for a bit different purposes. So, I didn't touch

> Groff needs some patching, because its configure has a logic that tries
> to detect an existing troff installation, which typically succeeds on most
> SunOS platforms (resulting in 'g' prefix being used), but fails on e.g.
> SmartOS (and no prefix is used). The rest are easy and should be just a
> matter of hard coding the prefix and adding the symlink logic.

If you think groff it's broken on SmartOS, feel free to fix it.

If anyone think I broke something, please let me know.

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