Mk/bsd.command.mk: missing CSH tag
eirnym at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 17:21:53 UTC 2010
On 19 November 2010 18:32, Christian Weisgerber <naddy at mips.inka.de> wrote:
> Eir Nym <eirnym at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> 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.
> This is very confusing. One of us is out of sync with reality.
> (If it's me, I'd like to know.) Your confident claim that csh is
> optional is like stating that the sky is green and the sun is purple.
> Did I miss something?
If you think that any part of base system is mandatory, you should
write request to remove knob WITHOUT_TCSH and any other, which you
think is not optional.
> Yes, I know there is a WITHOUT_TCSH knob. You can use this when
> you build a FreeBSD-based embedded system where you know you won't
> need csh. In no way does the existence of this knob imply that csh
> is optional on a standard FreeBSD system where you build ports.
> Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
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