Lars Eighner <luvbeas...@larseighner.com> writes: > On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > >> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 20:24:38 -0500 (CDT), Lars Eighner >> <luvbeas...@larseighner.com> wrote: >>> Evidently by making it necessary to learn yet another scripting >>> language to configure it. Other than personal profit I cannot see why >>> people are clinging like grim death to something this fubar. Really, >>> let's go past this one more time: >>> >>> "Sure, sendmail.cf is hard to work with so the solution is you learn m4!" >>> >>> Did you look at the link he offered? How helpful is that? >>> >>> Beside which, m4 is a PORT. So if sendmail is not configurable >>> without a port, why isn't it a port? >> >> Can we go back to our regular hacking, please? m4 is not a port: >> >> $ which m4 >> /usr/bin/m4 > > Evidently my package database is corrupt in some way, because it shows m4 as > an installed port. I wonder how that happened, how to fix it, and if it > will bite if I leave it alone.
The port one is the Gnu version. The base system one is the traditional one that goes back to the AT&T days, although it has been updated to meet POSIX. -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area http://be-well.ilk.org/~lowell/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"