Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/2007 22:34:43
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On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:28:52PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 10:48:30AM +0000, Tobias Nygren wrote:
> > Module Name: pkgsrc
> > Committed By: tnn
> > Date: Tue Apr 17 10:48:29 UTC 2007
> > Modified Files:
> > pkgsrc/mk: bsd.prefs.mk
> > Log Message:
> > Save a fork() by not invoking the 'tr' utility.
> > XXX: the OS_VERSION stuff could use a similar cleanup, replacing
> > tr A-Z a-z occurences with the make :tl modifier.
> Can we assume that all versions of make/bmake that are used will
> support the :tl modifier? (I don't know the answer, just stating
> why tr(1) was used previously).
Maybe we should take this chance to finally introduce a queriable
version number in (b)make and require everyone to update?
For NetBSD, corresponding changes can be pulled up, for other platforms,
it would require a re-bootstrap.