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Re: Bugs in build.sh script

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Bugs in build.sh script
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 11:11:47 -0400

%% Wirawan Purwanto <address@hidden> writes:

  wp> * build.sh.in:33: The definition @REMOTE@ is no longer properly 
  wp> maintained. Why is this?

This is a known bug in 3.80 which has already been fixed in the source.

  wp> * build.sh.in:32: The definition of @LIBOBJS@ here was replaced by 
  wp> loadavg$U.o  (including the literal '$U' substring there!) I guess 
  wp> this is what happens:
  wp>   - IRIX does not have the getloadavg() function, so 
  wp>   - autoconf would include the make's version of it, and
  wp>   - LIBOBJS is set to 'getloadavg$U.o' (with the literal '$U' there,
  wp>     I saw it in the config.status file!)
  wp>   - this substitution was transferred to build.sh, and ... voila,
  wp>     the bug appears.

Hmm, I'll have to look at this one more carefully.

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