Commit b1128843 authored by Ian Lynagh's avatar Ian Lynagh
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Check for suitable versions of make in bindists; fixes trac #3860

We already had a check in configure of the actual build. This patch
adds it to the configure of the bindists too.
parent d83c0339
......@@ -81,6 +81,25 @@ AC_SUBST(CONF_LD_OPTS)
AC_CONFIG_FILES(extra-gcc-opts mk/config.mk mk/install.mk)
AC_OUTPUT
# We get caught by
# http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?1516
# $(eval ...) inside conditionals causes errors
# with make 3.80, so warn the user if it looks like they're about to
# try to use it.
# We would use "grep -q" here, but Solaris's grep doesn't support it.
checkMake380() {
if $1 --version 2>&1 | head -1 | grep 'GNU Make 3\.80' > /dev/null
then
echo
echo "WARNING: It looks like \"$1\" is GNU make 3.80."
echo "This version cannot be used to build GHC."
echo "Please use GNU make >= 3.81."
fi
}
checkMake380 make
checkMake380 gmake
echo "****************************************************"
echo "Configuration done, ready to 'make install'"
echo "(see README and INSTALL files for more info.)"
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