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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)
> Hi,
> tools/regression/ 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" or "chmod u+x; ./"
> 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!

It was wrong to begin with; you never need permission to fix something
completely broken.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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