[PATCH] config: use simpler regexp syntax to get dot version

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 19:20:00 PDT 2015

I wasted a lot of time before I figured out that I needed to add those
square brackets to get this to work. Sigh...

 configure.ac |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index 6bbec59..271eec3 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ if test "x$enable_documentation" = "xyes"; then
 		AC_MSG_ERROR([Documentation build requested but graphviz's dot not found. Install graphviz or disable the documentation using --disable-documentation])
 	AC_MSG_CHECKING([for compatible dot version])
-	dot_version=`$DOT -V 2>&1|$GREP -oP '(?<=version\W)@<:@0-9.@:>@*(?=\W(.*))'`
+	dot_version=`$DOT -V 2>&1|$GREP -o ['[0-9]*\.[0-9]*\.[0-9]*']`
 	AS_VERSION_COMPARE([$dot_version], [2.26.0],
 	                    AC_MSG_ERROR([Graphviz dot $dot_version too old. Graphviz 2.26+ required for documentation build. Install required graphviz version or disable the documentation using --disable-documentation])],

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