Subject: Re: pkgsrc on Solaris
To: Robert Lillack <>
From: Chris Jepeway <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/07/2004 12:37:48
On Oct 7, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Robert Lillack wrote:

> One thing that could be useful to achive this goal (half of the
> packages work) is manually setting
> AWK=/opt/local/pkg/bin/gawk
> in /etc/mk.conf *after* installing gawk from pkgsrc. Also, many
> packages seem to have trouble with Solaris' sed and need
> USE_GNU_TOOLS+=sed in their Makefile. I'm going to report these,
> if I find the time.

		AWK=/usr/xpg4/bin/awk		( aka nawk )

work instead?  As for sed, would


handle it?  I realize the Solaris pkgsrc
bootstrapping  might obviate all of this, but
seems like using the native stuff is...more friendly.

Chris <>.