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Re: pkgsrc/mk/tools/ vs. pkgsrc/archivers/gtar-base/Makefile

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 05:55:55PM -0500, Tim Zingelman wrote:
> Anyone see a problem with the following patch to
> pkgsrc/mk/tools/ that makes the name logic for
> TOOLS_PATH.gtar match the logic in the
> pkgsrc/archivers/gtar-base/Makefile?
> (the logic in the makefile says use GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX unless it is
> set to "" in which case override it to "g" (so that gtar does not
> conflict with a base tar I suppose.)

Then you still have problems when someone sets GTAR_PROGRAM_PREFIX.

I think we should desupport the GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX variable instead.
If you use pkgsrc and have other tar implementations, just put
${PREFIX}/bin before /usr/bin in your path...

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