Testsuite: further observations

Gerald Pfeifer pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Jan 18 08:44:00 GMT 2001

On 18 Jan 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:
> mkcheck starts with the following line:
> #!/usr/bin/env bash

On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Christian Iseli wrote:
> The line in mkcheck reads "#! /usr/bin/env bash", so I'd say you don't
> have bash available on your box...

Right to the point.  Boy, have I been blind! :-(

On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Robert Lipe wrote:
> mkcheck is a bash-only program.  It doesn't work right on systems
> without bash.  Even if you fix up the '/usr/bin/env bash' stuff, it
> still uses (or at least used to use) bash-specific nested function
> syntax.  One of the v3/codesourcery guys was converting it to use
> DejaGNU.

Hmm, any idea when this will be done?  If this is not fixed soon, we
should add a note to the documentation at < http://gcc.gnu.org/install >.

Gerald "Jerry" pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/~pfeifer/

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