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On 23-12-2010 08:08:28 -0600, Perry Smith wrote:
> > I've not seen such problems since I do </dev/null.
> > Does it help to redirect stdin from /dev/null for you too?
> I'm not sure when you are suggesting to do the redirect. It would cause the stty to fail and the read
> would return immediately so it would avoid hanging forever.
> I've never seen this before (a configure script that pauses or expects input). Given that Portage is a 'batch' type
> concept, maybe the redirect should be part of Portage.
It should be IIRC, based on FEATURES=interactive. Anyway, if /bin/sh is
an issue on AIX, perhaps we better run their configure script with
Prefix'/bootstrap's bash instead?
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