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Re: [PORTS] QNX4 port

From: "Kardos, Dr(dot) Andreas" <kardos(at)repas-aeg(dot)de>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PORTS] QNX4 port
Date: 1999-12-20 08:43:13
Message-ID: 003901bf4ac6$40f9dc80$99301eac@nt-kardos.Dr.repas.de (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
>OK, my fix is to modify configure.in to lowercase $host before
>comparison.  Hopefully 'tr' works on QNX.


I havn't got the new sources yet, but this will definitly not work since
$host is already lower case ("i386-pc-qnx4").
The upper case "QNX" comes from "uname -s" as was stated below.

uname -s | tr '[:upper:]' '[:lower:]'
returns "qnx" on QNX4.

>> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>>
>>
>> >> 1. template/qnx must be renamed to template/QNX. Otherwise configure
will
>> >> not find it. At the beginning I wanted to name it qnx4. But this would
>> >> require one more patch of configure because of QNX problems.
>> >
>> >I want it to be lowercase.  All the other OS's are lowercase.  How do
>> >they do it.  I recommend a change to template/.similar so QNX is
>> >automatically identified on startup.
>>
>>
>> I have tried this of course. I have inserted a line "i386-pc-qnx4=qnx4"
into
>> template/.similar. But the line
>>     GUESS=`grep "^$host=" template/.similar | sed 's/^.*=//' | tail -1`
>> in configure returns only "nx4" but not "qnx4". This is because "tail -1"
>> fails on QNX. So you have the following choices:
>>
>> 1. Remove this " | tail -1" in configure[.in], insert the line
>> "i386-pc-qnx4=qnx4"  into "template/.similar" and name the file
>> "template/qnx4".
>> 2. Name it "template/i386-pc-qnx4" (from $host).
>> 3. Name it "template/QNX" (from "uname -s").
>> 4. Insert the line "i386-pc-qnx4=qnx4"  into "template/.similar" and name
it
>> "template/nx4"
>> 5. Always force to use the --with-template option.
>>
>> I would not recommend solution 4 since it relies on a bug which might be
>> fixed in other QNX releases.
>>
>> Andreas Kardos
>>
>>
>>
>>
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