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Re: [PATCH] posix-shell.m4: reject Solaris 11's /bin/sh (due to umask)

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] posix-shell.m4: reject Solaris 11's /bin/sh (due to umask)
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 15:33:34 +0200

Peter O'Gorman <address@hidden> wrote:

> Eric Blake wrote:
>> According to Jim Meyering on 9/16/2008 3:58 AM:
>>> Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> I discovered that Solaris 11's /bin/sh exhibits the following
>>>> surprising behavior:
>>>>     $ /bin/sh -c 'umask 22; (umask 0); umask'
>>>>     0000
>> We should also document this in the autoconf manual.
> Has it been reported? Seems like the kind of thing that could be fixed
> before Solaris 11 is released.
> http://defect.opensolaris.org/

Thanks for the link.  I've just filed a report:


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