Subject: Re: CVS commit: othersrc/bootstrap-pkgsrc
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/27/2003 10:16:50
grant beattie <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 12:10:43AM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:

[commit by Julio]

> > > Detect basic utilities dynamically, so that the bootstrap script works fine
> > > under Linux (programs can be placed in different directories, depending on
> > > the distribution). For other platforms, location of programs can be tuned
> > > by hand easily, if wanted. For unknown platforms, this may also provide
> > > better results.
> > 
> > I believe this closes PR pkg/20477, no?
> I've just updated, which should close this PR.

Ah, yes, very good.  Still, the question remains how far we take this
approach.  What if the next Linux sticks stuff in /foo/bin -- do we then
test those locations, too?  Might get messy...


I seem to be having this tremendous difficulty with my lifestyle.