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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
On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 10:31:32AM +1300, Steven Drake wrote:
On Wed, 28 Dec 2011, noud4%home.nl@localhost 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
Do you know how many packages set USE_TOOLS+=gsed and reset TOOLS_PLATFORM.gsed?
OBATA Akio / obache%NetBSD.org@localhost
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