Wrong Bash dependency in devel/dbus

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Tue Apr 4 15:38:57 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 11:37 +0200, Jean-Baptiste Quenot wrote:
> Dear dbus maintainer,
> It seems like there is a wrong dependency on bash in devel/dbus:
> BUILD_DEPENDS?= bash:${PORTSDIR}/shells/bash
> That means bash anywhere in the PATH is OK, but it must be found
> under /usr/local/bin.  On my system /bin/bash is a link to
> /bin/sh.

This is horribly wrong.  You should not symlink over the FreeBSD Bourne
shell.  Creating a static /bin/bash might not be a bad idea, but
replacing a FreeBSD system utility is bound to cause you trouble.


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