>>I tried compiling ksh93 with gcc 2.95. on several debian
>>boxes. The build process always died with errors (I can't paste
>>them here, because I have no access to any of these boxes right
>>now). I've been told that this is a problem with the compiler and
>>ksh93 needs to be patched to compile cleanly with gcc 2.95.x.
> I can't tell you about patches. All I want to say is that 2.95.x
> seems to be broken either on debian or just in general. I have gone
> back to 2.7.2 until I test 3.0.
Ksh93 built fine for me with gcc 2.95.2 (with some Athlon patches
though) on Slackware Linux. I manually followed the Slack build script
provided with the source (nothing special - designed for making a
package of just the shell and libs - other utils aren't installed).
I noticed that SHELL=/bin/bash1 is used with the make command in the
Is there some kind of problem using bash 2 when building ksh93?