[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#671971: fontforge: FTBFS: ../libtool: 1: eval: base_compile+= -c: not found

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Mon May 14 16:41:06 UTC 2012

* Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>, 2012-05-14, 12:28:
>I might be misunderstanding this patch -- i think the intent is to cope 
>with the bashisms in some of the configuration scripts, but the patch 
>doesn't mention bash at all. Is it attempting to rely on the user's 
>shell being bash?

No. The configure script with set SHELL to /bin/bash, because this is 
what libtool needs.

>What if the user's shell is /bin/sh (and that's symlinked to dash) or 
>some other shell?

Just to be sure, I tried building with user that has user shell set to 
/bin/dash and it didn't FTBFS.

Jakub Wilk

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