Possible bug

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Tue Feb 8 14:37:00 GMT 2005

Vijay Kiran Kamuju wrote:

> code in tvtime boot strap thats failing
> -----------------------------------------------------
> test -x "$AUTOHEADER" ||
>   AUTOHEADER="autoheader`echo "$AUTOCONF" | sed 's/.*autoconf//'`" &&
>     AUTOHEADER=`type -p "$AUTOHEADER"` ||
>       {
>         echo `basename $0`: GNU Autoconf installed improperly 1>&2 &&
>           exit 2;
>       }
> in tvtime bootstrap under cygwin im geting the message
> GNU Autoconf installed improperly
> but not in fedora

That's a fault of the tvtime configure script then it seems.  Under
linux, sh is bash, but not under Cygwin (and many other nixes) where sh
is the standard bourne shell.  "type -p" is a bashism, you can't use it
in a sh script.  "sh" does not support any flags for the "type" builtin.


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