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Re: package using fmt -w

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 10:58:09AM -0600, Brook Milligan wrote:
> I am building a package that uses 'fmt -w' in the configure script and
> elsewhere.  NetBSD's fmt does not take the '-w' options although
> textproc/heirloom-fmt does.  I have made heirloom-fmt a dependency for
> my package (both with BUILD_DEPENDS and buildlink) but the build is
> finding the native fmt instead.
> What is the best way to make the package use a non-native fmt?

Look if the configure script has a variable for the fmt it found, and
override it (from the environment). That usually works.

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