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Re: coreutils and GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX
* On 2021-02-04 at 01:26 GMT, matthew green wrote:
> Jonathan Perkin writes:
> > * On 2021-02-03 at 03:31 GMT, matthew green wrote:
> > > can we revert this change from 2012?
> > >
> > > https://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-users/2012/05/27/msg016359.html
> > >
> > > 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.
It would for those of us like me who set PKGGNUDIR=, i.e. empty so
that they are installed into /usr/pkg/bin, making GNU tools the
I set this for every single one of the builds I publish.
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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