[Bug 257084] www/firefox-esr: fix build when archivers/star is installed.

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Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 15:51:41 +0000
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=257084

            Bug ID: 257084
           Summary: www/firefox-esr: fix build when archivers/star is
                    installed.
           Product: Ports & Packages
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: Individual Port(s)
          Assignee: ports-bugs_at_FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: fuz_at_fuz.su
                CC: gecko_at_FreeBSD.org
                CC: gecko_at_FreeBSD.org
             Flags: maintainer-feedback?(gecko_at_FreeBSD.org)

Created attachment 226326
  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=226326&action=edit
www/firefox-esr: do not use gnutar over tar

archivers/star installs a binary named gnutar which is not
sufficiently GNU tar compatible to work with this build scipt.
Make sure the build scripts use /usr/bin/tar as a tar program
and not some random other command on the system.

This addresses an issue reported in bug #257063 where the newly
updated archivers/star port now installs a binary named gnutar.
As an additional measure against such surprises, archivers/star
will be changed to make installing a gnutar binary a non-default
option.

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