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Re: MPC 0.8 prerelease tarball (last release before MPC is mandatory!)


On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Kaveh R. Ghazi <ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu> wrote:
>> From: "David Edelsohn" <dje.gcc@gmail.com>
>>
>> MPC-0.8 build fails on AIX due to libtool. ?The changes to libtool
>> between MPC-0.7 and MPC-0.8 rely on Bash-specific features. ?Manually
>> editing libtool to use Bash allowed the build to succeed.
>
> Hi David,
>
> Can you please be more specific about this problem? ?I've seen several build
> reports on non-gnu systems that don't use bash as the default shell,
> including my own solaris2.9 box. ?None of them fail on bash-isms. ?So I'm
> curious what the actual failure is on AIX.
>
> The more recent libtool was suggested to avoid some issues on darwin, so I
> prefer not to opt for a downgrade if at all possible. ?If there is some
> non-portable shell construct, we should file a bug report with the libtool
> maintainers. ?Another option in the mean time is that if ksh or some other
> shell supplied by default works on AIX we could recommend using that via
> CONFIG_SHELL.

AIX Shell is KSH.

The problem is shell append += and libtool not running with the same
shell used by configure.

After my intervention:

$ make check

===================
All 57 tests passed
===================

Thanks, David


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