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Re: [bug-autoconf] autoconf-2.68b comment

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [bug-autoconf] autoconf-2.68b comment
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:56:12 -0600
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On 03/20/2012 11:59 AM, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:
> I successfully built, validated, and installed autoconf-2.68b on most
> of our local systems, but there is one universal failure
>        75: Configure re-execs self with CONFIG_SHELL       FAILED 
> (m4sh.at:123)
> On a hunch, this morning I tried a build from a test user account
> whose login shell is bash (mine, and most of our other users, is
> tcsh).  All tests then passed.  I've not examined test 75, but perhaps
> it could be skipped if the login shell is not bash (or perhaps ksh or
> zsh), or else rewritten so as not to make assumptions about shell
> syntax.

This has already been reported and fixed:

I'm hoping to release 2.69 this weekend, since the list traffic has died
down in the past week (hopefully as a sign that we addressed the issues
in 2.68b, and not that we are overlooking something else).

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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