shells/bash-completion requires textproc/gsed

Kirk Strauser kirk at
Wed Feb 18 07:56:51 PST 2004

At 2004-02-18T09:28:45Z, Jean-Baptiste Quenot <jb.quenot at> writes:


> Bash Completion uses GNU extensions that FreeBSD sed does not have.  GNU
> sed and BSD sed are very different, and incompatible.  Setting up a
> runtime dependency on gsed when installing bash-completion ensures that
> all completions are functional, and that Bash Completion behaves
> consistently between operating systems.


See that I just filed.  I
patched the port to add the *optional* dependency on gsed.  I'm still
opposed to *requiring* the extra dependency, but now it's available if you
want it.
Kirk Strauser
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