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Re: bash 4.1 command substitution


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.1 command substitution
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 12:02:49 -0400
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On 8/7/10 8:02 PM, John Kelly wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Aug 2010 17:31:08 +0000, John Kelly <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>>> bash --version
>>> GNU bash, version 4.1.7(1)-release (i586-pc-interix3.5)
> 
>> Backquote command substitution works, but $(...) does not.
> 
>> I built it like this:
> 
>>> CFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686" \
>>> ./configure \
>>>    --mandir=/usr/local/man \
>>>    --enable-process-substitution
> 
> 
> Rebuilding it this:
> 
> CFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686" \
> ./configure \
>     --mandir=/usr/local/man \
>     --disable-nls
> 
> 
> fixes the problem, so it has something to do with nls.  The base Interix
> system is a bare bones environment, without GNU gettext.

Sounds like some kind of interaction between Interix and libintl.  I don't
have an Interix box to look at, but if you've found something that works,
go with it.

Chet
-- 
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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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