configure scripts ignores parameters
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Mar 3 17:22:36 UTC 2006
On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 09:44:17AM -0600, Bill Milford wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of
> > Nicolas Rachinsky
> > Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 5:20 AM
> > To: freebsd-stable at FreeBSD.ORG
> > Subject: Re: configure scripts ignores parameters
> > * "Elisey O. Savateev" <b3k at mail.ru> [2006-03-03 16:10 +0500]:
> > > Fri, 3 Mar 2006 11:56:09 +0100
> > > Nicolas Rachinsky <fbsd-stable-0 at ml.turing-complete.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Do you have shells/bash (bash-3.1.10) installed?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Yes. I have.
> > I had one problem here, but unfortunately not the time to really look
> > at it (and I don't have time to try it again).
> > My bash3 here did not correctly process
> > | for foo
> > | do echo "$foo"
> > | done
> > A similar contruct seems to be in some (most, all?) configure scripts,
> > which automatically use bash to be executed (if it's available).
> > I installed shells/bash2 (bash-2.05b.007_4) and my problem
> > disappeared.
> > HTH,
> > Nicolas
> > --
> > http://www.rachinsky.de/nicolas
> [Bill Milford]
> I am having the some problem. My temporary fix is to either install bash-3.0.16_1 which is the
> latest bash package available or you can set CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/sh in your environment.
> The configure scripts will use bash if available and when it re-executes itself, somehow the
> command line options do not get passed correctly. Even the most simple option: ./configure --help
> fails. It was causing the previously reported issues with the apr-db4 port. It causes problems
> for me in the OpenCA configure script. I suspect that it will affect many ports that use
> ./configure scripts to pass parameters. I am going to re build all of my ports when this is
> finally resolved.
I hope someone has reported this error to the bash developers.
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