[Haskell-cafe] problems building ycr2js

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Nov 25 09:49:59 EST 2007

On Nov 25, 2007, at 9:45 , Thomas Hartman wrote:

> Feisty devs suggest people fix the underlying problem, which is that
> /bin/sh should not assume bash as default, but specify bash
> explicitly. So I guess this is what should be done in the case of
> building ycr2js; either that or make it dash compatible.

They're correct.  I now know there is no point in even thinking about  
YHC on Solaris or FreeBSD because it knows that /bin/sh is always  
bash.  But then, portability is generally not considered a useful  
feature in the Linux world....

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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