[kaffe] Re: 'mktemp' check in configure (or kaffe shell script does not work)

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Sat Oct 4 14:09:02 PDT 2003

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> Helmer Krämer wrote:
>> On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 15:53:33 +0900 (JST)
>> Kiyo Inaba <inaba at src.ricoh.co.jp> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> I said,
>>>> As the subject line says, configure.in version 1.200 introduced 
>>>> existence check
>>>> for 'mktemp' command, but it does not change anything for configure 
>>>> script.
>>>> This command is used in 'kaffe' shell script and if we don't have 
>>>> mktemp
>>>> (well, this is the case for me on Solaris) the final 'kaffe' script 
>>>> does
>>>> not work properly if you set debug flag.
>>> If we don't do anything while configure for missing mktemp, then I think
>>> this check is not needed anyway. Or, of course we can warn the user 
>>> while
>>> configure for the missing tool (or, just say 'See FAQ.requiredlibrary').

I've added a warning message to the configure script if mktemp is not 
found. It's already documented in FAQ.requiredlibraries. ;)

dalibor topic

More information about the kaffe mailing list