Rockbox

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
    100%
  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Manual
  • Assigned To
    Dominik Riebeling
  • Operating System All players
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Martin Arver - 2007-03-28
Last edited by Dominik Riebeling - 2007-06-21

FS#6919 - Manual does not build on ubuntu

The manual does not build on Ubuntu, due to the fact that a standard ubuntu install points /bin/sh to /bin/dash as opposed to /bin/bash. The Makefile expects bash’s echo which is different than dash’s echo.
A possibly solution suggested by linuxstb is to use perl instead of echo, and by that not depend on what shell you use.

Closed by  Dominik Riebeling
2007-06-21 15:36
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  

thanks for pointing me to printf :)

Dominik Riebeling commented on 2007-03-28 09:06

Quick fix by using perl. It’s a bit hackish because perl gets called three times.

Dave Chapman commented on 2007-06-07 14:42

Here’s an alternative patch - using printf instead of Perl. printf is built into bash, and can optionally be built into dash. Otherwise the external command will be used (which seems to be present everywhere).

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