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Bug #9010

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./configure --prefix= cannot handle directories with spaces

Added by postmodern (Hal Brodigan) over 8 years ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:
Assigned
Priority:
Normal
Target version:
-
ruby -v:
trunk
Backport:
[ruby-core:57793]
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Description

It appears that the linking task fails when the --prefix value contains spaces.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. ./configure --prefix="$HOME/foo bar"
  2. make

Expected Result: success
Actual Result:

make[2]: Entering directory /home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247' linking ruby gcc: error: bar/lib: No such file or directory gcc: error: bar/lib: No such file or directory make[2]: *** [ruby] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory /home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247'
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247'
make: *** [build-ext] Error 2

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