SINIX Fotran configure fails
Jeffrey A Law
Thu Mar 19 15:10:00 GMT 1998
In message <199709221537.LAA25645@biohazard-cafe.MIT.EDU>you write:
> /bin/sh on SINIX (mips-sni-sysv4) will not run ". /dev/null".
> Apparently "." will only read from regular files. This is a problem
> because Fortran configuration during the first stage build passes
> CONFIG_SITE=/dev/null to f/runtime/configure and the build fails
> when configure can't source /dev/null.
> ksh does permit ". /dev/null". Setting SHELL=/bin/ksh in Makefile
> gets past this problem but there is a later failure because configure
> tries to use the host compiler and Fortran refuses to be configured
> that way (#error in proj.h).
This problem should be fixed in the mainline sources.
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