Subject: Re: infrastructure change: PLIST files not rebuilt
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/09/2007 22:32:52
On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 10:23:05PM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > I think I've asked this before, but can you check if setting
> > CONFIG_SHELL in the environment to a proper one creates a working bmake
> > as well?
> I am confused.
> Has it been decided that bmake should use a different shell than /bin/sh
> on Solaris?
> If yes, then it should be rather trivial to "make it so".

I would prefer that given the broken state /bin/sh on Solaris is. At the
very least it is surprising.

> Btw, CONFIG_SHELL seems to a be a workaround for running "configure"
> correctly and not for telling bmake which shell it is supposed to use at
> run time.

SHELL or CONFIG_SHELL should end up as the weired default of bmake.