[Mono-dev] Remove bash dependency from a couple of scripts

Andreas Färber andreas.faerber at web.de
Fri Apr 2 07:48:44 EDT 2010


Am 01.04.2010 um 18:36 schrieb Robert Nagy:

> This is the first bucket of of diffs that are meant to remove the
> hardcoded bash depencendy. On !GNU systems bash is either not  
> installed
> or it's path is not /bin. Most of the scripts in mono will just work
> with a posix shell so use that instead because that's available  
> everywhere.

Some of the scripts did not work with Solaris' /bin/sh earlier. Which  
shell is /bin/sh on OpenBSD?

> Index: web/mono-build.sh
> ===================================================================
> --- web/mono-build.sh   (revision 154650)
> +++ web/mono-build.sh   (working copy)
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -#! /usr/bin/env bash
> +#!/bin/sh

That's a particular nasty use of bash: it assumes /usr to exist, which  
is not the case on BeOS-derived platforms.
There's another occurrence inside mcs:

Index: tools/gensources.sh
--- tools/gensources.sh	(revision 154572)
+++ tools/gensources.sh	(working copy)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-#!/usr/bin/env bash



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