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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Building Boost on *nix: Shell Not Accepting DOS Line Endings
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-01 12:24:52

On Monday 01 December 2008 20:20:57 Oliver Zheng wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to build Boost on Linux in Bash. The Boost configure shell
> script (as well as the scripts it references) all have DOS line endings.

Where did you got that configure from?

> Bash does not like this very much and spits out "$'\r': command not found"
> for each instance. The scripts will not run and Boost will not build.
> Has anyone tried to build Boost on Linux before? (I'm sure somebody has.)
> What is a fix for this?

Use *nix packages -- those with .tar.gz or .tar.bz2 extension.

- Volodya

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