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Re: [Xen-devel] getting etherboot compiling

On Monday 04 February 2008 16:52:56 Ian Jackson wrote:
> Christoph Egger writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] getting etherboot compiling"):
> > This is not ok for *BSD. bash is a third-party package there.
> I think this is OK in a tool needed for building, surely ?  After all
> you need GCC to build Xen and that's a third-party package in *BSD
> too.

GCC is in the base system. Install a BSD and have a look.

> However, it's a very simple script and I can't see anything in it
> which ought not to work (ie, I think it uses only features in SuSv3).
> What is the problem that means Solaris /bin/sh doesn't work ?

Neither do I.  It works with *BSD's /bin/sh.
However, Solaris /bin/sh is a much older bourne shell than on BSD.


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