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Re: Problem with --version after compiling autoconf

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Problem with --version after compiling autoconf
Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 17:26:25 -0700
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On 05/30/2018 05:49 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
more likely, all the way back to Nov 1993 when Francois Pinard introduced 0rNNN syntax into m4 1.1 (according to NEWS), although I cannot locate a tarball or version control of m4 that old.

Some old GNU tarballs can be find at funet (Linux's first distributor). And:

says that the bug in question is indeed in m4 1.1 dated 1993-11-08.

As far as I know, this holds the record for the oldest bug reported in GNU software so far this year. (Maybe we should give Andy a prize; how about a plaque inscribed in EBCDIC? :-)

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