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From "Morrison, John" <John.Morri...@uk.experian.com>
Subject RE: Cygwin, bash and OSTYPE
Date Tue, 04 Dec 2001 16:00:11 GMT
Sorry, I should have said; it's the #!/bin/shell instruction which needs to
be changed.  Not the shell you're running...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Morrison, John [mailto:John.Morrison@uk.experian.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 04 December 2001 3:55 pm
> To: 'ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: Cygwin, bash and OSTYPE
> 
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I recently upgraded my (cygwin) bash.  This caused 
> bootstrap.sh to fail,
> confused I checked everything twice, echo'd $OSTYPE to ensure it still
> reported cygwin.  Eventually, I found the error... OSTYPE is 
> not exported
> under /bin/sh.  Changing the shell to bash fixes it.  Would 
> it be a terrible
> upset to folks to change this?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> J. 
> 
> PS I'm thinking that *lots* of projects will be caught out 
> with this...
> 
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