Firebird build fails on MacOs (tdf#101789)

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Mon Nov 7 15:58:51 UTC 2016

On 11/07/2016 03:27 PM, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 7:53 AM, Christian Lohmaier
>> (if you feel like it, you can build your own shell that doesn't filter
>> out the environment variables, but unless you want to use/work on
>> firedb, I'd not bother with it...)
> sadly that is not enough.
> you own shell cannot live in /usr/bin or /bin since mac in anny-mode
> will prevent even root from putting stuff there.
> so you need your own shell _and_ make sure that nothing you use below
> have a #!/bin/sh or #!/usr/bin/sh shebang in it

You don't need to use your own shell to build LO from. "All" it takes is 
to pass your own shell's pathname to make, as in 'make SHELL=/...' (I 
use that routinely to do --enable-firebird builds on recent macOS).

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