[Flac-dev] libtool "missing sed" bug

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 13:40:13 PDT 2004

--- Matt Zimmerman <mdz at debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 12:12:40PM -0700, Josh Coalson wrote:
> > I am putting the finishing touches on the next release.  I got
> > everything mostly working with the latest autotools, but I've
> > noticed that the generated libtool after configure does not
> > have $SED defined.  searching around it seems to be a common
> problem.
> > I thought as a simple workaround that I would just distribute a
> > libtool script that sets $SED to 'sed' (expecting it to be in the
> > path) if it's not defined.  is there a better workaround?
> Which version of libtool are you using?

libtool 1.5.6, autoconf 2.59.  I think it's an interaction between
the two on some platforms.  see also



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