Mk/ missing CSH tag

Eir Nym eirnym at
Fri Nov 19 14:32:16 UTC 2010

On 19 November 2010 17:26, Anonymous <swell.k at> wrote:
> Eir Nym <eirnym at> writes:
>> On 19 November 2010 16:44, Christian Weisgerber <naddy at> wrote:
>>> Eir Nym <eirnym at> wrote:
>>>> Your patch should check if tcsh is in system. it is optional component.
>>> Since when? If you are missing /bin/csh, your system is defective
>>> or at least nonstandard.
>> It is good joke, thanks
> I guess he's talking about the ports tree being too fragile for some
> non-default configurations and not many people are willing to fix it.

I understand this. Port can check this (because it is optional system
component) and use another or generate error.

> IOW, you can emphasize tcsh(1) being optional by stepping up to maintain
> shells/tcsh. ;)

I prefer to create Makefile for make(1) or gmake(1) for this port or
rewrite script to use sh(1)

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