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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: [prefix] missing with_bindir()
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 11:39:18 +0200
On 18-04-2007 11:24:04 +0200, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> some ebuilds, which originally passed "--bindir=/bin" to econf, now do:
>   econf $(with_bindir) ...
> or even
>   econf $(with_bindir /usr/bin) ...
> 
> Where should this with_bindir() be defined ?
> I suggest in portage's ebuild.sh, but it is not (yet) there, even not in
> svn...

I killed it, because they are non-standard functions.  They were not
very clear, and I think they don't contribute to backwards
compatibility.

> Currently I cannot merge sys-apps/grep-2.5.1a-r1, because src_install()
> wants to create symlinks "$ED/bin/egrep -> grep" (same for fgrep), which
> does not work because there is no $ED/bin, and grep is installed into
> $ED/usr/bin.
> 
> The ebuilds using with_bindir() are:
> 
> $ grep with_bindir */*/*.ebuild
> app-arch/cpio/cpio-2.6-r5.ebuild:               $(with_bindir) \
> app-arch/cpio/cpio-2.7-r1.ebuild:               $(with_bindir) \
> app-arch/tar/tar-1.16-r2.ebuild:                $(with_bindir) \
> app-arch/tar/tar-1.16.1.ebuild:         $(with_bindir) \
> sys-apps/grep/grep-2.5.1-r9.ebuild:             $(with_bindir) \
> sys-apps/grep/grep-2.5.1a-r1.ebuild:            $(with_bindir) \
> sys-devel/autoconf/autoconf-2.13.ebuild:                $(with_bindir /usr/bin) \

All successfully eliminated.  Thanks for the heads up!

-- 
Fabian Groffen
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