Error while compiling for uclinux

David W. Hankins dhankins at
Tue Oct 6 16:54:16 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 01:40:04PM +0530, Ashmath Khan wrote:
> I copied the ver 4 dhcp from latest uclinux to my uclinux environment, which
> is a bit older uclinux version. I tried compiling. I am getting this error:
> './configure: line 25: syntax error near unexpected token `in
> './configure: line 25: `  case `(set -o) 2>/dev/null` in
> what could be the resolution ?

Your /bin/sh is not compatible with autoconf-2.59's idea of /bin/sh.

In particular it seems to think that "case `embedded-command` in ..."
is invalid syntax...which, although obtuse, it really shouldn't be...

Is there a bourne-compatible interpreter you can use?

David W. Hankins	"If you don't do it right the first time,
Software Engineer		     you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.		-- Jack T. Hankins
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