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Re: bootstrap: Portability issue on FreeBSD.

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: bootstrap: Portability issue on FreeBSD.
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 22:18:54 +0700

Hi Mats,

On 8 Mar 2013, at 21:04, Mats Erik Andersson <address@hidden> wrote:
> the bootstrap script contains a hardcoded call to 'sh',
> which renders the self-bootstraping unusable on FreeBSD
> and DragonFlyBSD.

Or you could use my bootstrap rewrite (as used by GNU Libtool, GNU M4,
GNU Zile, lua-stdlib, luaposix and others), which doesn't hardcode the
'sh' invocation anywhere.

The newest online version of bootstrap right now is available here:


Gary V. Vaughan (gary AT gnu DOT org)

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