Glibc build failure with /bin/sh -> /bin/dash

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed Feb 14 17:51:12 PST 2007

On 2/14/07, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at> wrote:
> On 2/14/07, George Boudreau <georgeb at> wrote:
> > Most of the changes I made were for the pretty stuff. Dash does not have
> >   'echo -e' and the 'time' function does not work like the Bash version.
> > Therefore I had to force bash to be the shell.
> Here's a patch to not use 'echo -e'. Basically, it removes the use of
> \n by calling echo multiple times. Tested with bash and dash on a
> dummy Makefile.

Another patch. This uses shell variables and perl to calculate the
time. It's a little ugly and definitely breaks the sbu generator. The
printf could be tweaked to what's wanted. It seems to work with bash
and dash for a dummy Makefile.

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