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Re: Setting NBPAX_PROGRAM_PREFIX by default

* On 2012-06-12 at 02:03 BST, OBATA Akio wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:42:09 +0900, Jonathan Perkin 
> <> wrote:
> >I'd like to set "NBPAX_PROGRAM_PREFIX?= nb" by default.  With
> >archivers/pax installed I've seen a number of problems building
> >packages outside of pkgsrc as they assume that on e.g. OSX the version
> >of 'tar' in path supports --version et al.
> >
> >My impression is that archivers/pax is mostly a build dependancy these
> >days, are there any systems that would be broken by this change?  I'd
> >like to avoid doing this per-platform if possible.
> I feel that it is reasonable change.
> How about abandon NBPAX_PROGRAM_PREFIX and force to use "nb" prefix,
> same as recent GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX changes?

Yep, if there are no platforms which wish to have archivers/pax be
their default cpio/pax/tar implementations I'll do that.


Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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