Subject: Re: restricted PATH during configuration and install?
To: Tom Spindler <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/19/2001 03:23:40
On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Tom Spindler wrote:
> 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
> PATH="$LOCALBASE/bin:$LOCALBASE/sbin:$X11BASE/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/sbin"
> ? 

Sounds interresting.

Out of curiosity, which package picked up what wrong binary?

 - Hubert

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