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Re: Configure RCS failed

From: Aaron S. Hawley
Subject: Re: Configure RCS failed
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 14:02:38 -0400 (EDT)

i've found the AIX diff commands suck.
can you make sure GNU diffutils are available?

On Thu, 17 Apr 2003, Alison Lee wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently downloaded RCS 5.7 from the Purdue website
> for UNIX and tried to install it on AIX 4.3.3.  During
> installation, the configure script failed and
> displayed the following output:
> creating cache ./config.cache
> checking diff basename... diff
> checking for diff... /usr/bin/diff
> checking diff success status... 0
> checking diff failure status... 1
> checking diff trouble status... 2
> checking diff options for RCS... -n
> checking diff -L... no
> checking diff3 -m... no
> checking diff3 library program... configure: error:
> cannot find a working diff3 library program
> I checked diff3 doesn't have the -m option, is that
> why the script is failing? and what should I do in
> this case?  I appreciate any feedback from you.
> Thanks,
> Alison

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