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Re: Setting NBPAX_PROGRAM_PREFIX by default
* On 2012-06-12 at 09:44 BST, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> * On 2012-06-12 at 02:03 BST, OBATA Akio wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:42:09 +0900, Jonathan Perkin
> > <jperkin%joyent.com@localhost> 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.
As we are so close to branching I went for the safer route of setting
NBPAX_PROGRAM_PREFIX?=nb - we can remove it completely for the next
branch if nobody ends up using it.
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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