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Re: Unsetting ENV in pkgsrc

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:26:00AM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 22 May 2011 21:08, Tim Zingelman <> wrote:
> >>>>> Does bootstrap use these definitions?  If so I think that would break
> >>>>> the current instructions for bootstrapping on several supported OS's.
> >>>>> For instance in bootstrap/README.Solaris suggests:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>        env CC=/opt/studio12/SUNWspro/bin/cc \
> >>>>>          SUNWSPROBASE=/opt/studio12/SUNWspro \
> >>>>>          ./bootstrap --abi=64

Well, of course "env CC=... env -i" will clean the CC setting,
but "env -i CC=..." should work just fine?

> (David: )
> Thanks - OK I can see the fail on Red Hat EL also. I still think for
> general usage pkgsrc should be using env -i, but the bootstrap is
> special.... More work required :/

Of course bootstrapping is special, black magic and
church of emacs incantations involved. We knew that,
didn't we? I was more thinking of general pkgsrc usage
when I asked that question (and there it seems to work
just fine...)



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