configure produces zero length Makefile

Gordon Worley
Mon May 13 15:16:01 2002

On Monday, May 13, 2002, at 03:33  AM, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Sun, 12 May 2002 15:25:43 -0700, David Benfell said:
>>> to go through the configure script and change all instances of 
>>> 'CDPATH='
>>> to 'unset CDPATH'.
>> Good catch.  Really good catch.  Thank you.
> Hmmm, if you look at configure you will find that CDPATH is actually
> unset ($ac_unset CDPATH ....).

Ah, but, if you'll search through configure you'll find that there are 
places that still have CDPATH= directly rather than with this testing 
mechanism.  Plus, IIRC, I found that only the first such line actually 
worked, but then I don't think I spent a lot of time testing it.

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