Re: configure on 1.5pre9, Solaris x86 2.6

Daniel Clausen (
Wed, 26 Aug 1998 09:30:32 +0200


> > > edit the configure file, and change the first line from /bin/sh to
> > > /bin/bash, that will solve your problem.
> >
> > That worked! But I think it begs the question: Why is configure
> > broken by default? Is it?
> I'm not sure if Solaris sh is broken or if configure uses new sh
> features

I don't think Solaris's 'sh' is broken, because exactly the same
happens on DECUnix. (Am I supposed to say CompaqUnix? ;) I did
change the line to '#!/usr/bin/ksh' which also did the trick.


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