[FFmpeg-trac] #9135(build system:new): Bashism in configure

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Tue Mar 2 16:38:56 EET 2021

#9135: Bashism in configure
             Reporter:  Peter.White  |                     Type:  defect
               Status:  new          |                 Priority:  normal
            Component:  build        |                  Version:  git-
  system                             |  master
             Keywords:               |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
 Summary of the bug:
 How to reproduce:
 # link /bin/sh to zsh
 % ./configure
 ./configure:6493: parse error near `}'

 There is a semicolon missing before the closing bracket in the openal
 check. Other shells seem to gloss over that slight mistake but zsh, when
 run as sh, seems to be very strict.

 A look into the manual of dash, which claims to be the most POSIX
 compliant shell, shows that grouped command lists must always be finished
 with a semicolon. I believe this is also what POSIX says but have not
 found the text to back up this claim, yet.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/9135>
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