Re: INDEX-12 gotten by portsnap is not updated

From: Felix Palmen <>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2023 15:19:12 UTC
* Colin Percival <> [20230505 08:12]:
> Older bmake handles ${FOO:%=bar%} with an empty FOO by matching % to the
> empty string.  In 2020, NetBSD changed this to non-matching "for gmake
> compatibility".

That's indeed a weak reason, I would have expected the reason to be "do
what original AT&T make did" :o

> I don't think either approach is wrong per se, but obviously problems can
> arise when the behaviour changes. ;-)

Definitely. Ok, I will eliminate this, it doesn't seem to be
well-defined how it *should* behave.

But hey, still not a bad thing to upgrade the portsnap env ;)

Cheers, Felix

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