xterm-186 build bustage

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Sun Apr 25 18:48:00 GMT 2004

On Sat, 24 Apr 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> > You'll quickly note that 'X.Org Foundation' is somehow
> > getting into CFLAGS as a raw string, causing gcc to bork.  It seems that
> > this may be somehow caused by macros in xterm's configure scripts that
> > copy the CFLAGS set by the imake configuration files.

> However, with the CVS version I did get a "too many decimal points in a
> number" error.  I suspect it's a quoting issue -- XVERSION should have
> been defined as a string, and it was missing the quotes.  An extra level
> of shell invocation probably stripped them out.  I'll investigate...

That seems to be a lesser problem (still not a very good idea).

Actually the problem as reported seems to be

which would work better if it were


since the quotes otherwise are not echoed.

Thomas E. Dickey

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