Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #23448, comment 16


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07/19/17 20:41:13 (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #23448, comment 16

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    22> The first thing `configure` does is to check whether the current shell is "good enough" to run configure. If not, it will try `sh`, `bash`, `ksh` and `sh5` in `/bin` or `/usr/bin`.
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    4 For the record: apparently what it means to be "good enough" is to support `$LINENO`. It turns out recent dash added or fixed support for `$LINENO`.
     4For the record: apparently what it means to be "good enough" is to support `$LINENO`. It turns out recent dash added or fixed support for `$LINENO`:
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     6    — Variable: CONFIG_SHELL
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     8        The shell with which to run configure. It must be Bourne-compatible, and the absolute name of the shell should be passed. The default is a shell that supports LINENO if available, and /bin/sh otherwise.
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     10https://www.gnu.org/savannah-checkouts/gnu/autoconf/manual/autoconf-2.69/html_node/config_002estatus-Invocation.html