184.108.40.20660411 under solaris
stolz at i2.informatik.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Apr 18 08:53:28 EDT 2006
* Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com>:
> This bit of Makefile code is possibly going wrong for you:
> -include $(shell echo $(ProjectDirectory) | tr A-Z a-z)/mk/config.mk
> -include $(shell echo $(ProjectDirectory) | tr A-Z a-z)/mk/version.mk
> Try this instead:
> $ make Project=Ghc ProjectDirectory=ghc show VALUE=GhcBinDistDirs
> from the top level. Maybe that tr command doesn't work on Solaris?
venus [14:45:44]> echo foo | tr a-z A-Z
venus [14:46:11]> echo foo | tr [a-z] [A-Z]
>From the man page:
[c-c] Represents the range of collating elements between the
Posix has this to say on the subject:
" On historical System V systems, a range expression requires enclosing
square-brackets, such as:
tr '[a-z]' '[A-Z]'
However, BSD-based systems did not require the brackets, and this
convention is used here to avoid breaking large numbers of BSD scripts:
tr a-z A-Z
The preceding System V script will continue to work because the brackets,
treated as regular characters, are translated to themselves. However,
any System V script that relied on "a-z" representing the three characters
'a' , '-' , and 'z' have to be rewritten as "az-" . "
Maybe it's safe to switch to the bracketed version these days...
This also works fine on Linnix and FreeBSD.
Finding the correct 'tr' on Solaris is probably more tedious.
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