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Re: mingw configure failure detection

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: mingw configure failure detection
Date: 2004-05-28 20:52:43
Message-ID: 200405282052.i4SKqhn09761@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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OK, fixed.

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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> >Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>following up our conversation last night, I have tested the following 
> >>with autoconf 2.57 and it apparently does the right thing:
> >>
> >># Links sometimes fail undetected on Mingw -
> >># so here we detect it and warn the user
> >>case $host_os in mingw*)
> >>AC_CONFIG_COMMANDS([default],[
> >>  for linkspec in : $config_links; do test "x$linkspec" = x: && continue
> >>    linktry=`echo "$linkspec" | sed 's,:.*,,'`
> >>    test -e $linktry || AC_MSG_WARN([ link for $linktry failed - please 
> >>fix by hand])
> >>  done
> >>])
> >>;;
> >>esac
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >OK, got it working nicely:
> >	
> >	case $host_os in mingw*)
> >	AC_CONFIG_COMMANDS([check_win32_symlinks],[
> >	# Links sometimes fail undetected on Mingw -
> >	# so here we detect it and warn the user
> >	for FILE in "$CONFIG_LINKS"
> >  
> >
> 
> The quotes in the line above are spurious and need to be removed - they 
> inhibit expansion of the variable into words, which is needed. I have 
> checked that with the quotes removed the macro works correctly.
> 
> cheers
> 
> andrew
> 
> >	 do
> >	        # test -e works for symlinks in the MinGW console
> >	        test -e `expr "$FILE" : '\(^:*\)'` || AC_MSG_WARN([*** link for
> >	$FILE - please fix by hand])
> >	 done
> >	])
> >	        ;;
> >	esac
> >
> >Applied.
> >
> >  
> >
> 
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