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Re: package using fmt -w

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 01:33:36PM -0600, Brook Milligan wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2012 20:52:42 +0200
> Alistair Crooks <> wrote:
> > That would be one way - another would be to write a wrapper script
> > which called /usr/bin/fmt accordingly.  You could also have a shell
> > variable with the arg name in it.
> > 
> > I'm just saying that fmt's job is to format multi-lined text, relying
> > on another package to do that, merely because of an invocation
> > argument, seems a bit extreme.
> Good point.  I'm not really clear on where I would put the wrapper
> script so that it would be found by configure and other scripts being
> run by the package build process.  What controls the PATH for pkgsrc?
> Is there a directory in 'work' that can be used for this purpose?

Why not just put them in the same directory as the configure script
(for the purposes of this example calling it wrapper-fmt), and then
have configure execute ./wrapper-fmt, or sh -x ./wrapper-fmt?

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