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Re: [Help-gsl] GSL configure problem

From: Kevin Channon
Subject: Re: [Help-gsl] GSL configure problem
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 14:54:30 +0100

> address@hidden ~
> $ cd gs*
> address@hidden ~/gsl-1.11
> $ ./configure
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 5: $'\r': command not found
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 10: $'\r': command not found
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 15: $'\r': command not found
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 20: $'\r': command not found
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 25: $'\r': command not found
> /home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 41: syntax error near unexpected token 
> `$'in\r
> ''
> 'home/paul/gsl-1.11/missing: line 41: `case "$1" in
> configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /usr/bin/mkdir -p
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... (cached) yes
> configure: error: cannot run /bin/sh ./config.sub
> address@hidden ~/gsl-1.11
> $

This looks like a problem with new line characters, in MS Windows a \n
and \r are required, while in *nix it's just  a \n.  I would guess
that this file has been opened and saved in notepad or wordpad or
something similar at some point.
Kevin Channon

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

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