Subject: restricted PATH during configuration and install?
To: None <>
From: Tom Spindler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/18/2001 18:11:46
In the course of installing some perl5 modules via pkgsrc, I've run into
the following problem: some packages still grovel your PATH in looking
for bits. (perl modules seem especially susceptible to this.)

Would it be a sane thing for pkgsrc to set an explicit and non-inclusive
PATH at configure time - something along the lines of