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Re: fifo configure check (seems to work here: Solaris 2.4)

On Thu, 12 Dec 1996, Bart Schaefer wrote:

> On Dec 13,  3:30am, Zoltan Hidvegi wrote:

> } I discovered that fifo test fails if zsh is compiled in an NFS mounted
> } directory.  The patch below shoud fix it (it's only for configure.in, you
> } need autoconf).  I did not test it but it should work.
> I'm concerned that fifos won't work on the ramdisk file system that many
> newer suns are configured to use for /tmp.  (I know things like lockf()
> fail on the ramdisk.)  Can someone who has a ramdisk /tmp please try this
> soon and let us know?

After unpacking 3.0.1 on /tmp and patching (including the nfs-patch),
configure DID find FIFOs correctly. 

We have Solaris2.4 (FOUR!) and use momentarily /tmp on swap.
It might go wrong on Solaris 5.1 (did somebody else test that ?)


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