GNU-Win32 17.1, NT 4.0, and BASH hereis (<<) document

Thomas Vaughan
Fri Apr 11 09:44:00 GMT 1997

I have read the FAQ and perused the mailing list archive, but I have not
found an answer to a strange problem that I have with BASH.  After a
complete failure to a configure script for one of the GNU utilities, I
traced the problem to the hereis document feature of BASH.  Below is an
example transcript.

   bash$ echo > test <<pig
   > cow
   > chicken
   > pig
   BASH.EXE: 49082020: No such file or directory

This is a serious problem, because just about all GNU configure scripts use
this BASH feature.  A friend of mine who installed GNU-Win32 in almost
exactly the same way on his NT 3.51 machine has no such problem with BASH.
I have reinstalled twice now with the same results each time.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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