On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 08:01:57PM -0600, Ryan Schmidt said:
> We should also consider forcing MacPorts base to always use vital  
> utilities like ln and touch via their absolute paths in /bin or /usr/bin 
> and not allow a MacPorts version to interfere. We might consider the same 
> for tar, gzip, bzip2, etc, to avoid the occasional problem with the 
> MacPorts versions of those utilities, e.g. the thread "error apache2 from 
> macports 1.70" earlier today:

For some tools (eg, rm) which are definitely guaranteed to be
system-installed and acceptable, that makes sense.  For others, there's


So using the system-installed version (svn in that case) would make things


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