[csw-maintainers] Fwd: Solaris package, was Re: Mercurial 1.3 released!

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sun Jul 26 20:16:29 CEST 2009

Hi Rupert,

Am 26.07.2009 um 17:38 schrieb Philip Brown:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 04:55:00PM +0200, rupert THURNER wrote:
>> could it be possible that the type of providing the user homedir used
>> on the csw servers influence the test result of the mercurial  
>> package?
>> see the bottom of belows mail from mads.
> I dont think it has much to do with the "homedirs".
> Seems like, according to the bug report, you need to force mercurial  
> to use
> "gdiff" instead of "diff".
> Makes sense. Some software is like that.

In GAR you can do this with

> include gar/category.mk
> # Make sure we are using gnu tools (esp. sed)
> PATH := /opt/csw/gnu:$(PATH)

There are quite a lot of examples for this kind of use. See

> build8s% grep csw/gnu pkg/*/trunk/Makefile

Best regards

   -- Dago

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