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RE: [avr-gcc-list] no avr/lib/avr25/attiny13a/Makefile.in

From: Weddington, Eric
Subject: RE: [avr-gcc-list] no avr/lib/avr25/attiny13a/Makefile.in
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 11:48:03 -0700


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ruud Vlaming [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 11:38 AM
> To: Weddington, Eric
> Cc: address@hidden; address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] no avr/lib/avr25/attiny13a/Makefile.in
> > 
> > My eyes glaze over looking at those sed expressions. 
> > At least the arithmetic comparisons I can understand fairly 
> quickly. 
> It is a matter of taste i guess, but for most it is certainly a WORN 
> language: write once, read never ...;-)

> > > Yes i realized that when after i submitted the patch. I 
> > > tested it on two linux distro's
> > > mac os and cygwin (and they run), but on a third distro it 
> > > turns out that the declaration
> > >   #! /bin/sh
> > > is not compatible with the function declaration, and should 
> > > be changed to
> > >  #!/bin/bash
> > 
> > What?! If that distro can't handle a little bit of whitespace, then 
> > I'd say that it's broken and doesn't deserve to be 
> supported anyway. 

> Now be carefull, this is ubuntu. 

Somehow I just *knew* you were going to say that... :-)

> But the white space is not the issue
> here, but the difference between 'sh' and 'bash' and to what that
> is mapped in the distro i guess. On my gentoo machines there is no
> problem what so ever.

I'd like to say that bootstrap is a bash script. But if all it takes to get it 
working on sh is to remove the space then I suppose that's ok, as long as it 
doesn't screw up anything else.
> Anyway we should take the patch that has the broadest scoop.
> Thats probably yours. I will test it asap.

Eric Weddington

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