[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] fix configure script for non-bash shells

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed May 21 12:33:26 CEST 2003

On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 09:32:13AM -0400, Greg Stark wrote:
> $(command) is POSIX.
> No others unless you dig out really old systems. The /bin/sh on Solaris is a
> non-POSIX traditional sysv korn shell because Sun has their head up their rear
> ends about backwards compatibility for legacy systems.

Totally agree.  That shell does not even support the (POSIX) ! operator.  We
put the not() function in configure just to work around this.


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