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

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:50 AM, Jeremy C. Reed <> 
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2011, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>> 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...
> The purpose I used GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX is that I didn't have another
> "tar" implementation beginning with the letter "t". I wanted a "tar"
> called "tar".

I think this does not currrently work... as the gtar-base Makefile has:


Or did you mean you set GTAR_PROGRAM_PREFIX to null in which case the
above would not have any effect.

 - Tim

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