[macports-ports] branch master updated: grep: add new variant to install as ggrep

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sat Jun 30 19:04:13 UTC 2018

On 2018-06-30 20:46, George Plymale II wrote:
> Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> writes:
>> If grep is installed as ggrep, just just remove the dependency on
>> bin:grep:grep and be done.
> I was inclined to do that initially, but I thought that since Macports
> tries to rely on its own ports rather than system alternatives ( as
> explained here: https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#syslibs ) that we
> should try to rely on GNU grep rather than BSD grep. If relying on BSD
> grep is okay with everyone here, then I certainly have no qualms about it.

We are using lots of tools from /usr/bin.

The FAQ does not really apply as grep does not provide a library and
this is not about linking to a system library.


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