Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
New issue 632 by tom.ritc...@gmail.com: Protocol buffer library fails to
build if download directory path contains a space.
What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Download protocol buffer source.
2. Rename directory to contain a space character (i.e.
3. Attempt to build protocol buffer library.
What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
I expect a completed build. I get the following error:
/bin/sh ../libtool --tag=CXX --mode=link g++ -D_THREAD_SAFE -Wall
-Wwrite-strings -Woverloaded-virtual -Wno-sign-compare -O2 -g -DNDEBUG
-D_THREAD_SAFE -o protoc main.o libprotobuf.la libprotoc.la -lz
libtool: link: cannot find the library `2/src/libprotobuf.la' or unhandled
make: *** [protoc] Error 1
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make: *** [all] Error 2
What version of the product are you using? On what operating system?
I'm using protocol buffers 2.5.0 on Mac OS/X 10.9 ("Mavericks")
Please provide any additional information below.
This is almost certainly a shell problem caused by not quoting the
arguments to libtool. Easy workaround - rename or move the download
directory so it doesn't have a space in the path.
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