[vlc-devel] [PATCH] modules/genmf fails on solaris

jpd at videolan.org jpd at videolan.org
Fri May 29 19:26:32 CEST 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 06:25:13PM +0200, Daniel Vergien wrote:
> On 05/28/09 06:40 PM, R?mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> >Le jeudi 28 mai 2009 19:31:04 Daniel Vergien, vous avez ?crit :
> >>I changed the shell to /bin/bash so it works now on solaris. If
> >>solaris sh is used the script fails in line 10.
> >
> >Sorry, this script is not dependent on GNU bash. I run it with dash.
> >
> Ok, but also dash != sh. The solaris sh does not understand the 
> $(command) syntax to capture the ouptut of a command.

If that's all, patch it to use `command` instead? Using portable /bin/sh
syntax seems preferrable over introducing essentially unnecessairy

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