[LLVMdev] ../llvm/configure fails in Cygwin with space character in path name?

Jim Grosbach grosbach at apple.com
Wed Sep 21 10:31:51 PDT 2011

Why shouldn't they accept paths with spaces in them? *nix supports that, generally. So long as the paths are properly escaped in any input, things should work. If they don't, it's a bug.

On Sep 21, 2011, at 3:51 AM, NAKAMURA Takumi wrote:

> I don't think autoconf build scripts would be tolerant of whitespace pathname.
> To build tools and liibs, I recommend you should build them on desired tree.
> Anyway, I think it might be a little problematic if built tools did
> not accept whitespace pathnames. Then, please file a bug.
> ...Takumi
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