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.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    c...@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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