Subject: Re: gtk2 build failure under Linux
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Dan Winship <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/06/2004 17:28:35
On Apr 6, 2004, at 1:24 PM, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> But I found the real problem, which is caused by pdksh.  I installed 
> pdksh,
> set SH=${LOCALBASE}/bin/pdksh in my mk.conf, hoping that it could be 
> faster
> than /bin/bash (which is noticeably slower while parsing scripts).  It 
> worked
> fine for all dependencies, but it broke with that long line in gtk2's 
> build.

Doh! I was thinking of trying that out too (on OS X) :-).

You could try looking at posh (, 
Debian's stripped-don fork of pdksh, which is going to be their /bin/sh 
in the future.

-- Dan