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bug#10427: bug#10437: parallel-tests: `recheck' recipe can cause sed to

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: bug#10427: bug#10437: parallel-tests: `recheck' recipe can cause sed to be invoked with too long input lines
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 19:38:39 +0100

On 01/05/2012 07:24 PM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> On 01/05/2012 07:06 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> On 01/05/12 06:07, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
>>> Which "sort of thing" exactly?  I could find only one place which suffers
>>> of the problem you've pointed out, i.e., the `recheck recheck-html' rules
>>> in lib/am/check.am.  Am I missing something?
>> Sorry, that appears to have been a miscount on my part:
>> I was counting some files that Automake generates for itself
>> while building.  In Automake source there are only two instances,
>> which your patch caught: the 'recheck recheck-html' rule and
>> the 'check-TESTS' rule (the latter is what actually triggered
>> the problem with coreutils).
> Wait, the `check-TESTS' rules didn't use any sed invocation, so it wouldn't 
> make
> sense for it to trip for a sed failure ...  What am I missing?
I will answer myself: I was missing the fact that such a sed invocation had
been added to check-TESTS, *but in master only*.  Anyway, the maint -> master
merge will take care of everything.

Thanks, and sorry for the noise,

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