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Re: [PATCH] Fix cross compilation with wine for the case SHELL != bash.

From: Alexei Sheplyakov
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix cross compilation with wine for the case SHELL != bash.
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 11:24:53 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Dear Ralf,

On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 08:51:19PM +0100, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> And you are using a shell with an echo that interprets backslashes by
> default.

Yes, apparently. Anyway, I thought libtool was portable and should work
with any POSIX compliant shell.

> Don't do that; just use bash.

bash? No, thanks.

> You will find more issues in Libtool.

Then I'll send more patches :)

> We sometimes (by accident I think) assume echo on w32 system
> is well-behaved: all w32 shells are fixed this way now.

First of all, I was (cross) compiling on GNU/Linux, so woe32 shells'
properties are kind of irrelevant. Secondly, your definition of
"well-behaved" surprises me, as that behaviour contradicts to POSIX.
> Nevertheless, I've applied your patch as below, and put you in THANKS.

Thank you.

Best regards,

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.

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