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Re: Functions / satellite scripts (Was: bison-1.29c 'configure' problems

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: Functions / satellite scripts (Was: bison-1.29c 'configure' problems on Solaris 8.)
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 08:18:13 -0400

Paul Eggert wrote:
> I think this idea is a blind alley.  If we want to use modern shell
> features, then we should go ahead and require the "configure" user to
> have a modern shell.  That's much simpler.  We've already started down
> that path with the LINENO changes.

Wouldn't this be solvable by autoconf supplying it's own Shell
executable?  Let's see...uhm...autosh sounds like a good name.  It
wouldn't need to be interactive friendly so perhaps a starting point
would be the old Linux ash shell.


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