[LLVMdev] llvm-test configure problem

Bill Wendling isanbard at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 15:40:38 PST 2005

I have some experience (read: a lot) with pesky systems that can't
handle Bash shell commands. I can take a look at the configure tonight
to see if there's anything glaring.


On 11/3/05, Tanya Lattner <tonic at nondot.org> wrote:
> >> Any idea what I am doing wrong? :)
> >
> > Nothing. The test is coded incorrectly. Or at least the shell being used
> > doesn't like it.  The "bad substitution" message comes from the shell
> > executing the configure script while its trying to figure out how to access
> > the f2c program.   I take it you're running this on a sparc machine.  The
> > logic seems to work okay on Linux but it uses bash. Probably there is some
> > bash specific logic in the configure script that sh doesn't like.
> Ah.. ok. I don't think its the logic figure out how to access the f2c
> program, but the nag-fortan compiler. The f2c stuff has always worked,
> unless its changed since June.
> Can whoever added the nag-fortran checks please fix this?
> I tried using bash instead of sh, and that worked so I can continue
> testing. Thanks.
> -Tanya
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