On 6/21/19 6:46 AM, Joerg Schilling wrote: > Stephane Chazelas <stephane.chaze...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> That autoconf example above is actually pretty damning. >> >> That autoconf configure is meant to be insanely portable even >> to systems where /bin/sh is the V7 shell (provided they also >> have a "decent" shell). > > The unit test suite for bosh includes a run of "configure" and to compare the > results with the results from the shell installed as /bin/sh.
Note that the configure `failure' relies on the presence of a file whose name is the same as a dequoted pattern configure uses. -- ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU c...@case.edu http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/