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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Bug 1785698] Re: Solaris build error: unknown type na

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Bug 1785698] Re: Solaris build error: unknown type name ‘gcry_error_t’
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:59:00 +0200
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Peter Maydell <address@hidden> writes:

> On 14 August 2018 at 18:44, Michele Denber <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 08-14-2018 4:42 AM, Peter Maydell wrote:
>>> We do assume a posix shell and that that shell is /bin/sh.
>>> We may have bugs where we assume non-posix behaviour
>>> from it, since almost all users are going to be on systems
>>> where /bin/sh is bash or dash or whatever the BSD /bin/sh is.
>> Apparently Solaris is different in that regard (among others).
> Yeah. I'm not sure how much I care about supporting OSes that
> decide to be totally different from everybody else, to be honest.
> It's the 21st century and POSIX is a thing.


    SHELL=/usr/xpg4/bin/sh PATH=/usr/xpg6/bin:/usr/xpg4/bin:$PATH

should make it a thing even on Solaris:

A quick git-grep shows several hardcoded /bin/sh, so setting SHELL might
not stick.  Whether they're in the way of building I can't say.


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