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bug#10866: 1.11a OSX with llvm - 3 fails, 47 skips, 3 errors, out of 285

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: bug#10866: 1.11a OSX with llvm - 3 fails, 47 skips, 3 errors, out of 2856 tests
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:26:49 +0100

close 10866

On 03/14/2012 10:06 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 03/14/2012 03:02 PM, P. Martin wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2012, Stefano Lattarini <address@hidden> wrote: 
>>>> FAIL: cond41.test 
>>> ...
>>> Weird and annoying, the line reported in the error message is off by one ...
>>> I wouldn't loose my sleep on this, but it would be nice to understand the
>>> reason of this racy failure; so I'm keeping the bug report open.
>> Ok good info on the texinfo makeinfo is old infoz.
>> I just got finished testing 1.11a on a clean Lion install
>> with XCode-4.3.1. and the same deps as before:
>> I still get that FAIL: cond41.test.  Is it the old m4?
>> m4-1.4.6 
> Yes - old m4 did error reporting at the end of an error construct rather
> than the beginning, which could very easily explain the off-by-one.
Thanks to both for the diagnosis.  I can indeed reproduce the problem in
automake master using GNU m4 1.4.6.  I've thus applied the attached patch,
that fixes the issue, and I'm finally closing this bug report (yay!)

Thanks for all the patience and help,

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