From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-21 18:10:03
Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> writes:
> (sorry for not putting a library name in the subject line, I'm not sure
> what to put for this)
> tools/regression/run_tests.sh uses the "export x=y" syntax, which is not
> supported by /bin/sh on Solaris9 (and probably other systems.)
That's a bash-ism, AFAIK.
> This means "sh run_tests.sh" or "chmod u+x run_tests.sh; ./run_tests.sh"
> won't work, you must use /usr/xpg4/bin/sh or another, better, sh.
> The attached patch fixes the problem, at only a slight readability cost.
> Is this OK to apply?
Please just do it!
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