diff -r bbf4cc4319da configure.ac --- a/configure.ac Thu Mar 06 09:18:35 2014 -0500 +++ b/configure.ac Fri Mar 07 11:40:20 2014 +0100 @@ -27,6 +27,11 @@ AM_CONDITIONAL([ENABLE_DOCS], [test x$ENABLE_DOCS = xyes]) AC_MSG_RESULT(${ENABLE_DOCS}) +AC_PATH_PROG([BIN_BASH], [bash],, [/bin]) +if test x"$BIN_BASH" = x ; then + AC_MSG_ERROR([/bin/bash is used in runtime and for about generation. Dying sooner rather then later]) +fi + IT_CHECK_WITH_GCJ FIND_TOOL([ZIP], [zip]) FIND_JAVAC