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Re: bootstrap problem on sparc-sun-solaris2.7: libtool configure failed

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 01:37:14PM +0100, Rupert Wood wrote:
> Joe Buck wrote:
> > updating cache ../config.cache
> > loading cache ../config.cache within ltconfig
> > configure: error: libtool configure failed
> This problem came up last year:
> (Please excuse my old muddled posts.) I think it's a bug in Sun's
> /bin/sh - you get exactly the same behaviour on i686-pc-solaris2.7.

Yep.  Must set CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/ksh when configuring.

> I thought someone put a workaround in place to use another shell (one of
> the kshes?) instead of /bin/sh when building on Solaris2.7 - and it
> certainly worked for a while - but I can't find any reference to that
> now. Sorry.

For some strange reason, this is still not the default when configuring
under Solaris.  It is, however, documented in the platform-specific
installation instructions.


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