On Tuesday, May 05, 2020 01:53:59 PM you wrote: > I'm sure this has been asked before, but I've searched and can't seem to > find the answer. > > * I have foo installed in /usr/bin > * I want to install bar with pkgsrc to /usr/local/bin > * bar requires foo > > Pkgsrc detects packages in /usr/local, and so it attempts to install a local > version of foo. How do I tell pkgsrc about system's /usr/bin/foo so as to > avoid a new local install? > > Please trust that I've weighed the risk of doing this (and promise not to > email should a package fail because of it). > > I've tried setting the LOCALBASE to /usr/bin temporarily during my build, > but that failed and so I feel I'm on the wrong path there. > > What am I missing? > > Thanks! Darn, I forgot to mention that for this question, I'm running pkgsrc on Slackware Linux. Everything's working as expected on my NetBSD box. Thanks.
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