File permision errors on win98 with net release candidate

John Fortin fortinj@attglobal.net
Fri Mar 17 08:02:00 GMT 2000


Earnie Boyd wrote:

> --- John Fortin <fortinj@attglobal.net> wrote:
> > Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >
> > > Hi John,
> > >
> > > Your problem might be due to autoconf itself.  I've been working with
> > modifying
> > > autoconf to work with Amol's ntport of zsh and had to modify it to look for
> > > m4.exe, gawk.exe, etc instead of just m4, gawk, etc.  The function is
> > > AC_PATH_PROG in acgeneral.m4.  You'll have to modify the configure by hand
> > to
> > > bootstrap.  See line 545 of configure for the check for gm4, gnum4 and m4.
> > >
> > > Earnie.
> > >
> >
> > Hi Earnie,
> >     But this worked in the past without any problems.  And other packages are
> > broken too ( grep, fileutils for instance).
> >
> > John
>
> Uhm, what shell are you using?  It appears that `test -f' isn't working
> correctly for you.
>

bash-2.03$ bash --version
GNU bash, version 2.03.0(2)-release (i686-pc-cygwin)
Copyright 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
bash-2.03$

sh.exe is bash.exe renamed.

John



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