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configure and make fail if path contains spaces (Origin: bugzilla #693331) #5059

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status RESOLVED severity major in component build for ---
Reported in version on platform Other
Assigned to: Dimitri van Heesch

On 2013-02-07 14:33:02 +0000, Liviu Ionescu wrote:

If the current path contains spaces (quite an usual situation on OS X), the configure and build fails.

the solution is to protect all references to paths by using quotes/double quotes.


On 2013-02-09 18:04:37 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

Confirmed. Should be fixed in the next subversion update.

On 2013-02-11 17:53:23 +0000, Liviu Ionescu wrote:

I tried and the main build is fine.

Unfortunately the examples/ was not updated, all references to $(DOXYGEN) should also be changed to "$(DOXYGEN)".


On 2013-02-11 19:13:29 +0000, Liviu Ionescu wrote:

The same problem for the doc/, "$(DOXYDOCS)" and "$(DOXYGEN)"/bin/doxygen will help.


On 2013-02-11 19:22:12 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

Thanks, I missed that one.

On 2013-05-19 12:35:29 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

This bug was previously marked ASSIGNED, which means it should be fixed in
doxygen version 1.8.4. Please verify if this is indeed the case. Reopen the
bug if you think it is not fixed and please include any additional information
that you think can be relevant.

@doxygen doxygen closed this Jul 2, 2018

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