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From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-21 18:28:11

David Abrahams wrote:

> Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > 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.

It works with ksh too, which Solaris uses for its POSIX-conforming
shell. /bin/sh means traditional sh on many systems though.

> > 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.

Done. I'll fix a couple of typos and a duplicated chunk (the bind
example) in /index.htm too.


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