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Re: dynamic dist?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: dynamic dist?
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 07:04:31 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

* Russ Allbery wrote on Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 08:33:21PM CEST:
> Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hmm...  Well there is always:
> >   test -d /usr/XPG4/bin && PATH=/usr/XPG4/bin:$PATH
> > That might satisfy Mr. Solaris in this case.
> (/usr/xpg4/bin in lowercase.)  It's been a while since I've built Solaris
> systems in anger, but as I recall, most of /usr/xpg4 is not in a required
> package.

And what's more, /usr/xpg4/bin/sed has a lower limit on the number of
commands allowed and/or script size.  This is important for Autoconf,
as config.status can create large sed scripts.  (I'm not fully done
with the analysis yet, but there may be a pending issue for Autoconf.)


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