On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 9:12 PM, DJ Lucas <d...@linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On 10/19/2012 12:37 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> <rant> I'm into problems because the make files have hard coded paths
>> into make files.  /usr/bin/head (which is in /bin) and /bin/touch (which
>> is in /usr/bin/touch).  What are these guys thinking?  why can't they
>> use the PATH? </rant>
> Yes, the problem and the current fix have been there since Tushar put
> the JDK in the book back at 1.4.2 IIRC. This will not likely be fixed in
> OpenJDK-7 but is already done in 8 IIRC.

It is good if they plan to do it for V8. I believe they hard coded the
paths so as to only used system programs instead of any "incompatible"
programs that a user may have in their PATH.

Tushar Teredesai
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