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Re: NetBSD's sed is not gsed (Was: Re: pkg/45752: security/gnome-keyring does (still) not build)

On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:43:42 +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger 
<> wrote:

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 10:31:32AM +1300, Steven Drake wrote:

On Wed, 28 Dec 2011, wrote:

> host055# ls -l .tools/bin/gsed .tools/bin/sed
> lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  12 Dec 28 17:25 .tools/bin/gsed -> /usr/bin/sed
> lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel   4 Dec 28 17:26 .tools/bin/sed -> gsed

Why is gsed pointing to /usr/bin/sed it's not GNU sed it's NetBSD sed?

Because it's a bit of a misname. For almost every case, a modern sed is
good enough. As in: there's a handful of case where that isn't the case.
That's better than the reverse and so far, not enough justification to
change anything.

Do you know how many packages set USE_TOOLS+=gsed and reset TOOLS_PLATFORM.gsed?

OBATA Akio /

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