error on no warnings

Ruslan Kabatsayev b7.10110111 at
Fri Aug 24 07:18:21 PDT 2012

Well, in fact, testing for presence of warn in a way I suggested won't
work, so either ||true should be used, or exit 0 at the end

On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Ruslan Kabatsayev
<b7.10110111 at> wrote:
> Hi Norbert,
> Your fix is not solving all the problem: now autogen fails without
> indication why. See the message:
>>If you want to run the smoketest, issue:
>>make check
>>Error running configure at ./ line 187.
> This is because you redirect error to /dev/null, but don't prevent cat
> error status. So this is better to be fixed either by first checking
> presence of warn ("[ -e warn ] && cat warn"), or adding "|| true" to
> "cat warn 2>/dev/null"
> Regards,
> Ruslan
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Norbert Thiebaud <nthiebaud at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 7:34 AM, Ruslan Kabatsayev
>> <b7.10110111 at> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> When I have no warnings from configure script, I get an error from
>>> "cat warn" line saying "No such file or directory". I guess "cat warn"
>>> should be changed to something like "[ -e warn ] && cat warn", or warn
>>> should be created at the beginning of configure.
>>> CCing Norbert Thiebaud as git-blame says the corresponding line in
>>> was last added in commit
>>> 65335b13da74f4f350ba52493b0919a62d1a5bca.
>> Thanks for the cc:, fixed.
>> Norbert

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