[tex-live] compiling on alpha, problem mit configure in lcdf-typetools

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Thu Jan 15 17:51:18 CET 2004

"NP" == Norbert Preining writes:

 NP> in source/TeX/utils/lcdf-typetools the file configure is in DOS
 NP> modus which crashes my sh on alpha:

 NP> running /bin/sh ./configure
 NP> --prefix=/mirror/norbert/texlive/p4-base/Build/source
 NP> --datadir=/mirror/norbert/texlive/p4-base/Build/source
 NP> --enable-multiplatform --srcdir=.  : command not found
 NP> ./configure: line 20: syntax error near unexpected token `elif'
 NP> ./configure: line 20: `elif test -n "${BASH_VERSION+set}" && (set
 NP> -o posix) >/de'/null 2>&1; then configure: error: ./configure
 NP> failed for utils/lcdf-typetools

not long ago, Fabrice wrote:

 > I have tried to sync my source tree as much as possible with the depot.
 > I may have broken something in the unix build process: I have replaced
 > mminstance with lcdf-typetools. Could anybody try to look at the
 > autoconf stuff there and fix it if needed. I hope this is the only
 > potential problem.

i guess that he was right in saying that the unix build was broken...

it would be REALLY nice to make sure that ALL source files have
consistent unix-style line endings; otherwise such problems will not


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