[luatex] Problem building 0.50.0 (and trunk)

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jan 7 13:23:14 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 01:03:28PM +0100, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 12:10:11PM +0100, luigi scarso wrote:
> >>On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>My last attempt to build the current trunk, as well as 0.50.0, failed. Surely
> >>>this is a problem with my local configuration, but I used to be able to build
> >>>luatex successfully on this machine. Below is the end of the output from
> >>>build.sh, and I attach config.log in case it may contain clues.
> >>>
> >>>Thanks,
> >>>Manuel.
> >>Try to add
> >>export CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash
> >>to build.sh
> >
> >Since this is a common problem, can't this line be added to build.sh in
> >the repository?
> Not like this, because the location of /bin/bash is not guaranteed
> and it is quite possible that /bin/sh is working just fine. So,
> it would need some kind of extra test of the existence of /bin/bash,
> and only do the export if /bin/bash actually exists.
> I am bad at shell programming, but if I receive such a patch it
> will certainly be added.

if [ -x /bin/bash ]; then
  export CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash;


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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