Subject: Re: USE_TOOLS+= gfmt
To: None <>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/13/2006 18:18:54
> On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 05:01:28PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
 >> Because fmt utilities are very different on many types of OSes it
 >> whould be very nice to support yet another tool: gfmt (i.e. GNU fmt).
 >> AFAIU it is better to use USE_TOOLS than add sysutils/coreutils

> For what exactly is this needed?

I have a plan to package a few dictionaries for dictd
(textproc/dict-server). For this purpose I need GNU fmt.
See wip/dict-mueller7, for example.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.