This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: cygwin autoconf produces configure scripts with CR/LF

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Makino Takaki wrote:

> Hi,
> The autoconf program, distributed with cygwin releases, produces
> 'configure' shell script with CR/LF.  This causes problems when I
> distribute a program package, developed on Cygwin, to UNIX systems.
> (/bin/sh<CR> not found, line concatenation by \ not working, etc.)
> The problem occurs even if the directory is mounted as binmode.
> Maybe the autoconf program explicitly specifies text-mode.
> I think it's definitely correct to specify text mode for generating
> shell scripts, such as configure... But I wish this bug is fixed in a
> future release.
> Can you deal with this problem?
> If you say I should talk to autoconf people, I will do so.

I'm using the exact same versions as you are, Makino, and I have had no trouble
generating `configure' scripts. Perhaps there's something up with your mounts?
The output of `cygcheck -svr' (sent as as a *non-compressed* plain-text
attachment), would help in finding out what's wrong with your setup.


> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.1 aurora 1.3.22(0.78/3/2) 2003-03-18 09:20 i686
> $ autoconf --version
> autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.57
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Cygwin Win95/NT Configuration Diagnostics
> Current System Time: Mon Jun 16 16:32:24 2003
> Windows XP Professional Ver 5.1 Build 2600 Service Pack 1
> Package                 Version
> autoconf                2.54-1
> autoconf-devel          2.57-1
> autoconf-stable         2.13-4
> ------------------------------------------------------------

Elfyn McBratney
Systems Administrator /

Show us yer bulk:

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]