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Re: config.status cases error for non-bash

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: config.status cases error for non-bash
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2021 20:22:50 -0400
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On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 10:44:06AM +0000, Jay K wrote:
> ./config.status: syntax error at line 1179: `(' unexpected
> cases in ncurses aclocal.m4 all/many have leading parens.
> I've never seen that. Though it does look nice, to balance them.
> I guess it is bash-ism?

no, it's POSIX (for the last 25 years or so).
> Fix it?

it's correct as is.  Perhaps you're using Solaris 10, which is mentioned
in the release notes for ncurses 6:


Thomas E. Dickey <dickey@invisible-island.net>

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