Subject: Re: buildlink problems
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/14/2002 15:32:36
On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 10:21:48PM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> Now for the lovely bit - in the script, IFS is set to
> ":" near the top, but isn't set back until after all the transformations
> have completed.  This *could* be fine, apart from the fact that the "r)"
> case uses an ":" to send to the internal _r case, thereby breaking up
> what is sent (and deleting everything via the sed transformation.)
> An easy way to fix this is to put IFS back as soon as it's finished
> with, instead of at the end.  I do not know whether this is "correct"
> however, as I'm still finding all this stuff quite hairy, but it's below
> anyway (and seems to work fine for me.)

Thanks for the analysis!  I'll commit this after I do some testing on


	-- Johnny Lam <>