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Re: [PATCH] Fix bug in test missing6.test

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix bug in test missing6.test
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 19:14:41 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-04-22)


* Eric Blake wrote on Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 07:10:47PM CEST:
> On 08/27/2010 10:30 AM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> >(Just for the record, I found this bug while running the automake
> >testsuite with CONFIG_SHELL=dash).
> Out of curiosity, which version of dash?  dash 0.5.6 has $LINENO
> support, but still lacks it.  Shells that lack $LINENO are
> getting rarer these days.
> At any rate, even though I just fixed autoconf to avoid the problem
> in the first place, you would have to wait until the new autoconf is
> widely available enough, so your patch is still worthwhile.

Yes, I agree.  The patch is ok for maint.

An Autoconf testsuite addition m4_defining all single characters to
something and then calling a bunch of Autoconf macros might be fun.
Or, not.  You really don't want to use maximal quoting everywhere
unless forced to.


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