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SubjectRe: Compile Failure 2.1.98/Alpha
On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Riley Williams wrote:

> Hi there.
>
> > when trying to compile 2.1.98 on a DEC Alpha (noname)
> > i get the folowing error:
>
> > root@alpha:/usr/src/linux# make config
> > arch/alpha/Makefile:35: *** missing separator. Stop.
> > root@alpha:/usr/src/linux#
>
> > if I look at line 35 in arch/alpha/Makefile i see this:
>
> > $(shell $(AS) --version >& ./GAS_VER)
>
> > If I change it to
>
> > $(shell $(AS) --version &> ./GAS_VER)
>
> > then it works (for now...)
>
> > anybody got any comments on thisone??
>
> > I'm Running Debian/Alpha 2.0
>
> Which shell are you using? That looks like a difference of shell
> command syntax, suggesting that whatever shell it was written for is
> not the shell you're using...
>
Running on bash. It should compile on bash, shouldn't it?

BTW: pre-patch-2.1.99-2 -> still the same problem.

root@alpha:~# bash --version
GNU bash, version 2.01.1(1)-release (alpha-debian-linux-gnu)
Copyright 1997 Free Software Foundation, Inc.



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