Subject: Re: use of FILE_CMD (was Re: [solved] Re: lintpkgsrc install fails)
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Klaus Heinz <email@example.com>
Date: 10/28/2005 22:21:48
Todd Vierling wrote:
> Not using file(1) would be a good start. I didn't know we did such ...
> filthy heuristics. 8-)
When I encountered the use of "file" in subst.mk in the past I
thought about the same...
As the CVS log shows, Grant removed it in 2003 but that broke some
packages, so the change was reverted.
> actually should be modifying. Any such instances should be removed from the
> affected SUBST_FILES before removing the use of file(1) from subst.mk.
I agree, file should not be used in pkgsrc.