Subject: Re: Replacing path to bash
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/14/2005 08:46:54
On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 02:27:55PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Examples:
> USE_TOOLS+=     mktemp:pkgsrc
> USE_TOOLS+=     gmake perl:run pkg-config
> In the above examples, the :pkgsrc means to use the pkgsrc version and
> not the native version and the :run means that it used for a run-time
> dependencies also. The default is a build dependency (which can be set
> with :build.)

So if I understand correctly, "USE_TOOLS+= bash:run" will not depend on the
shells/bash package on e.g. Linux systems which already have /bin/bash?
Ok, that's good.