RFC vgrind in base (and buildworld)

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 21 22:20:11 UTC 2011

On Thu, 20.01.2011 at 21:17:40 +0100, Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
> Hello,
> Currently our buildworld relies on groff(1) and vgrind(1) being present
> in the host system. I have a patch ready that at least makes sure these
> are built during bootstrap-tools and completes the WITHOUT_GROFF flag.
> vgrind(1) is only used for two papers under share/doc and we could
> easily expand the results and commit them to svn directly, alleviating
> the need to run vgrind(1) during buildworld.
> OTOH, there are much more useful tools to vgrind(1) for source code
> formatting. So do we still have vgrind(1) users out there?
> Regards,
> Uli

[trying to get this thread back on track]

Does anyone actually care about vgrind in base? Will people be angry if
I unroll the 2 cases where it is used under share/doc?


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