File permision errors on win98 with net release candidate

John Fortin fortinj@attglobal.net
Fri Mar 17 08:20:00 GMT 2000


Chris Faylor wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 07:55:49AM -0800, 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).
> >
> >Uhm, what shell are you using?  It appears that `test -f' isn't working
> >correctly for you.
>
> Can someone take a look at the configure code that is failing, pare it down
> to a simple test case and either report it here or, even better, run strace
> on a failing shell and send it here?

I'll try it tonight...

John



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