Issue #9010 has been reported by postmodern (Hal Brodigan).

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Backport #9010: ./configure --prefix= cannot handle directories with spaces
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/9010

Author: postmodern (Hal Brodigan)
Status: Open
Priority: High
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Category: 
Target version: 


It appears that the linking task fails when the --prefix value contains spaces.

Steps to Reproduce:

1. ./configure --prefix="$HOME/foo bar"
2. make

Expected Result: success
Actual Result:

make[2]: Entering directory `/home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247'
linking ruby
gcc: error: bar/lib: No such file or directory
gcc: error: bar/lib: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [ruby] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247'
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/hal/src/ruby-2.0.0-p247'
make: *** [build-ext] Error 2



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