Need reviewer: old echo -e issue and some sanity check cleanup

Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Tue Jun 15 11:36:53 UTC 2010

On 15 June 2010 01:47, Kelly O'Hair <kelly.ohair at> wrote:
> Need reviewer, had this change sitting around and forgot about it.
> 6535379: Restructure echo messages in makefiles, avoid echo -e
> Creates some common patterns for sanity errors into make macros, and changes
> from
> "echo" to "printf" to avoid the dependence on 'echo -e'.
> Let me know what you think.
> -kto

This breaks the build:

WARNING: Unknown is not the required Fedora

ERROR: You appear to be using C/C++ compiler  which is a missing version.
       The official linux builds use C/C++ compiler 4.5.0.
       This may produce binaries incorrectly or cause the build to fail.
Exiting because of the above error(s).

and the messages don't even make sense.
Andrew :-)

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