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[Nmh-workers] MACHINES: notes about BSD builds

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: [Nmh-workers] MACHINES: notes about BSD builds
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:02:52 -0700

The MACHINES file states:

> Known Compilation problems:
> --------------------------------------
> FreeBSD:
> OpenBSD:
> NetBSD:
> Some BSD4.4 machines have problems when running nmh's configure script.
> They will be unable to find the location of vi and sendmail.  This is
> due to POSIX features (breakage?) in the shell sh.  The solution is to
> run the configure script under the shell `bash':
>     % bash configure

The text dates to 1999, and I have never seen this behaviour when building on 
FreeBSD (going back to 2001, and possibly earlier).  Is anyone building on 
OpenBSD or NetBSD?  If so, please speak up with a yes or no about the validity 
of this warning.  I suspect the problem is long dead and the text can be 

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