Subject: Re: Program prefixes in pkgsrc
To: Julien Letessier <email@example.com>
From: Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/27/2002 14:19:41
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:05:16 +0200
Julien Letessier <email@example.com> wrote:
> Users of pkgsrc on Solaris would prefer to have the choice of getting
> rid of the 'g' program prefix, though it doesn't have to be a default.
> Note that there's no risk to break builds by doing this, since the
> OS-specific makefile stubs (e.g. defs.SunOS.mk) use absolute paths for
> the basic tools (mkdir, cd, grep, etc.)
This carries a problem: there will be two different packages (with the same name)
generated from the same pkgsrc.
My solution would be to create a new package which provides symlinks (or wrappers)
to the g* tools, leaving all other packages intact.
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Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org>