[gst-devel] configure script fails to complete.
evorster at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 06:26:46 CEST 2008
On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 4:17 AM, David Schleef <ds at schleef.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 12:54:41AM +0000, evert vorster wrote:
>> On to the issue:
>> On running ./configure in the gstreamer and gst-plugins-base source
>> directories, it fails with these errors:
>> ----------snip ---------------------------------------
>> checking for GLIB... yes
>> ./configure: line 32020: syntax error near unexpected token `('
>> ./configure: line 32020: ` for ac_var in `(set) 2>&1 | sed -n
>> 's/^\([a-zA-Z_][a-zA-Z0-9_]*\)=.*/\1/p'`; do'
> That line comes from a very low-level autoconf macro in autoconf.m4.
> It is technically valid shell, although cryptic. That is, it is
> valid in *my* configure script. You could have a different version
> of autoconf that has broken the generated shell script.
> However, on the surface it looks more like your shell interpreter
> (i.e., /bin/sh, which may not be bash) is buggy.
Thank you for the reply and added insight, Dave.
I will go and take a second look at autoconf and bash, and see where
it all went funny.
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