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Re: proposal to make bootstrap on Linux prefer pkgsrc by default.

"Hauke Fath" <> 11 August 2020, 13:31:57:
> On Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:47:43 -0500, Jason Bacon wrote:
> > It may not be a voting platform per se, but we do need feedback from 
> > the community to make good decisions, so thanks.

Will be glad to see a --prefer-pkgsrc default. Beside it, would be nice
if bootstrap were able to build awk on a from-scratch system having
none yet. As far as I remember, it dies with "not found in path", so
before launching the bootstrap, I manually build the same pkgsrc nawk
with something like:

cc -static $CFLAGS -o$prefix/bin/awk $LDFLAGS \
  `f=$pkgsrcdir/lang/nawk/files; cd $f; for c in *.c; do
    if [ $c != maketab.c ]; then printf '%s/%s ' $f $c; fi; done`

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