Remove +with_default_names and use a specific path for unprefixed binaries

Blair Zajac blair at
Thu Sep 17 23:04:34 PDT 2009

But if I want the port, I want the port.  What's the point of  
installing it if you don't want it as the default.

As for building ports, then we set the port to use /usr/bin/sed and  
not $prefix/bin/sed for the few cases that are different.


On Sep 17, 2009, at 11:02 PM, Mark A. Miller wrote:

> Exactly, some packages that are set up to build nicely on MacOSX  
> expect BSD tools, not GNU. Good example that has bitten me many  
> times, is GNU's "sed -r" versus BSD's "sed -E". Et cetera.
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 12:56 AM, Jeremy Lavergne <jeremy at 
> > wrote:
> GNU utilities versus BSD utilities ... they don't do the same thing  
> in the same way.
> This results in some stuff breaking.
> On Sep 18, 2009, at 1:54 AM, Blair Zajac wrote:
> Are there any reasons not to do this?
> -- 
> Mark A. Miller
> mark at

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