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From Rob Sanderson <azar...@liverpool.ac.uk>
Subject Re: configure failure with bash-3.1 - fixed in SVN, but not in any release
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2006 12:45:49 GMT

Seconded.  We have a kludge in our install script to replace sh with
ksh, but it would be nice to be able to remove this.



On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 12:29 +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Attempting to configure mod_python on a current Debian 'etch' system, or
> any other using bash-3.1, fails, with the shell error:
>   syntax error near unexpected token `('
> This has already been fixed in mod_python SVN for 4 months (r376555,
> MODPYTHON-122), and backported to 3.2.x (r383362), but has not yet made
> it into a release.
> With the growing prevalence of bash-3.1, I'd like to suggest that a
> 3.2.9 release fairly soon would be a good idea. If that's not likely to
> happen, then a bug advisory on the www.modpython.org front-page would be
> a useful interim support.
> Max.
Dr Robert Sanderson
Dept of Computer Science, University of Liverpool
Home:     http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~azaroth/
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