Subject: Re: XARGS and similar in MAKE_ENV
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/27/2003 12:26:14
On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 11:11:44AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > 	apache adds XARGS=${XARGS} to MAKE_ENV.
> > 	This breaks on Linux which has XARGS as "usr/bin/xargs -r".
> > 	Should we have a policy of always quoting X=${X} values when
> > 	adding to MAKE_ENV?
> Yes, definitely.  I've been rather fanatical about this in my own pkgsrc
> work.

	I'm poking at pkglint now to pick up on this. Any objections to
	standardising on :Q? (suggested by Al).

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