Subject: Re: autoconf AC_PATH_PROGS question
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/16/2006 20:55:05
Christian Biere <> writes:

> Greg Troxel wrote:
>> You could also fix the test to be -r instead of -x.
>> Really this is an upstream package bug.
> Do you mean -f?

I did mean -r for readable, but I think you're right and that -f is

  From: Manuel Bouyer <>

  No, this is generated by autoconf (2.60). I suspect 2.59 didn't have
  this bug.

OK, but it's still a bug upstream.

While we're at it, maybe we can get the bash folks to issue a warning
if == is used when bash is invoked as /bin/sh....

    Greg Troxel <>