Additional Patch for bash
Fri May 26 05:51:00 GMT 2000
--- Michael Ring <Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 May 00 13:36:00 +0100, you wrote:
> >--- Michael Ring <Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de> wrote:
> >> The Source version of bash works fine until a
> >> libtoolize --copy --force
> >> is issued. The config.guess included in bash is very old and unfortunately
> >> the
> >> configure script for bash still relies on cygwin32 beeing set instead of
> >> cygwin.
> >You should get an updated copy of config.guess/sub at
> > ftp://ftp.twtelecom.net/pub/GNU/config/ or your favorite FSF mirror. The
> >thing I do after tar -zxvf foo.tar.gz is `find foo/ -name config.guess' then
> >replace all occurances with a newer version of config.guess/sub.
> libtoolize does the same (It copies it's own config.guess in the source tree
> an application). The config.guess of libtool-1.3.4 is recent enough for
> The problem that is fixed by my patch is as follows:
> bash-distribution uses an old config.guess which creates results like:
> and then later checks for *cygwin32 in the configure script.
> recent versions of config.guess return
> i686-pc-cygwin (!! no 32 at the end !!)
> and, as a result, configure does not react correctly and a bash build on base
> this configure stackdumps.
> This behaviour is reproduceable with either the original bash-2.04.tar.gz or
> bash-2.0.4-src.tar.gz in the LATEST directory on sourceware.
> Michael Ring
But, I didn't/don't have your problem. So, why should we do a patch. The real
patch is to replace the config.guess, config.sub in bash after unarchiving the
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