Subject: Re: pkg/29963
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 06/14/2005 09:55:16
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> Synopsis: buildlink problem with escaped whitespace args
> State-Changed-From-To: feedback->open
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> State-Changed-When: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 03:37:47 +0000
> State-Changed-Why:
> At least the GNU configure scripts cannot manage CPPFLAGS and CFLAGS
> with unquoted backslashed whitespace. A possible solution is to use
> -DTCL_WIDE_INT_TYPE=3D"long long" instead.

That doesn't work, though, since the tcl package installs a that uses

# -D flags for use with the C compiler.
-DHAVE_READDIR_R=3D1 -DTCL_WIDE_INT_TYPE=3Dlong\ long [...]"

How on earth is anybody supposed to be able to configure software, if
the GNU configure can't deal with this?


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