[PATCH] Make symlink-mesa.sh Bourne compatible

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 13:27:07 PST 2008

On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger
<joerg at britannica.bec.de> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 01:06:39PM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>  > Not exactly a ringing endorsement for portability. You still haven't
>  > said what's wrong with using the portable autoconf way.
>  I don't think it is more portable. I strongly think that is obscure.
>  I know that printf works as intended on Solaris, HP-UX, IRIX, AIX and
>  any post-4.4BSD. Does that leave any platform of relevance?

The $ECHO_N, $ECHO_C method is used on _every_ autoconf generated
configure script. Take a look. What's receives wider testing than
that? So, somehow in the middle of running configure, this method will
start to fail?


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