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re: coreutils and GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX

Jonathan Perkin writes:
> * On 2021-02-03 at 03:31 GMT, matthew green wrote:
> > can we revert this change from 2012?
> > 
> >
> > 
> > it makes it impossible to install devel/idutils when coreutils
> > is also installed now.  this was not a problem for me until a
> > sometime semi-recently when 'vlc' build was fixed and now needed
> > coreutils installed.
> At this point, no.  PKGGNUDIR is entrenched across pkgsrc, and many of
> us rely on it to be specific about which utilities we want our target
> users to have by default.
> For this particular case I'd suggest moving idutils to its own bin
> prefix to avoid the conflict.

this doesn't affect PKGGNUDIR does it?  that's what ends
up being /usr/pkg/gnu/bin/, and i'm not asking for any
change to what is installed there.


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