Not true, you can roll your own omnibus chef builds with this fixed.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Rainer Duffner <>

> > Am 20.10.2014 um 10:19 schrieb David Chisnall <>:
> >
> >
> > I presume that most of the relevant differences are for users /
> developers and not sysadmins?  It's worth noting that GNU coreutils, tar,
> bash, and a load of other things are in the ports repository.  I wonder if
> it's worth having a gnu-userland metaport, perhaps with something like the
> Solaris approach of sticking them all in a different tree so that you can
> just add that to the start of your PATH and have all of the GNU tools work
> by default.
> >
> They use chef.
> The chef omnibus installer assumes there is a /bin/bash. Even the FreeBSD
> version of it. Well, it least it did the last time I looked. Maybe this got
> fixed in the meantime.
> Which means that to „bootstrap“ a node, you’ve first got to install pkg on
> it, install bash, symlink it to /bin/bash and then bootstrap the node.
> Which kind of runs against the concept of doing everything via chef.
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