cygwin build_alias issue (and a possible workaround...)
bvacaliuc at ngit.com
Wed Sep 8 13:51:11 UTC 2004
Indeed. I stand ashamed.
> > configure: error: invalid variable name: RTEMS_BSP
> This is the same symptom :-)
> I.e. once the origin of this breakdown is known and can be
> deterministically reproduced and a work-around can be found,
> autoconf might be extended. Until then, there isn't much we
> can do, but to try isolating the bug.
It's funny, but it actually seems like replacing /bin/sh.exe with (some
version of) /bin/bash.exe actaully *causes* the error to occur more
I noticed that the started.pdf lists bash 2.04.5, so I built that and ran
the limited test script on it, still fails. I've been able to cause the
test script to fail quite consistently now on all bash versions: 2.04.5,
Hopefully, later this afternoon, I will pare-down a pair of scripts that I
think is generic enough to consistenly reproduce the problem and post them.
The issue is that expr returns a !0 value (correctly), which is lost to the
shell running configure (fault) and so executes the failure pipe.
All available versions of bash are subject to this failure.
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