cvs commit: src/usr.bin/tar Makefile

Eric Anholt eta at
Tue Apr 19 08:26:14 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-19 at 10:33 +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Kris Kennaway <kris at> writes:
> > gnu-auto* are for non-ports usage (only) - they don't mangle the
> > installed filenames to allow coexistence of multiple versions.
> It's slightly backwards, though.  What we should do is have
> devel/auto* for non-ports usage, installed in /usr/local/bin, and
> devel/ports-auto* for ports usage, installed out of the way.


Working on 3rd party autotooled software outside of ports regularly is
miserable on FreeBSD.

Eric Anholt                                     eta at              anholt at

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