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Re: converters/libiconv-1.16

On 11.10.2019 18:47, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Martin Husemann <> writes:
>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:26:20AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>>> Can you explain how /usr/pkg/include/iconv.h is found?  Regardless of
>>> what's in PATH, I don't see how that would be included.  And, there can
>>> be arbitrary stuff in /usr/pkg/include, so for robustness has
>>> to by default not look there.
>> No, it can not explicitly avoid that. This is about the tool build phase,
>> which does some autoconfigury - it  absolutely hast to work out of the
>> box in any sane posixish environment w/o modifications of the environment.
>> If gdb autoconfigure is broken and picks up mixed things, it should
>> be fixed.
> Given that 1) /usr/pkg is not in the default compiler search paths and
> 2) NetBSD does not have pkg-config by default, I do not understand why
> anything in tools ever looks in /usr/pkg.

My guess is that programs like pkg-config are picked and pkgsrc is in
the default PATH by default.


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