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Re[4]: libtoolize 2.2.7a is a fork bomb under OpenSolaris

From: Vadim Zeitlin
Subject: Re[4]: libtoolize 2.2.7a is a fork bomb under OpenSolaris
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 23:25:12 +0100

On Wed, 2 Dec 2009 23:02:15 +0100 Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:

RW> * Gary V. Vaughan wrote on Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 07:09:41AM CET:
RW> > On 25 Nov 2009, at 10:49, Vadim Zeitlin wrote:
RW> > > I now see the problem better: the function func_dirname_and_basename()
RW> > > relaunches libtoolize instead of just extracting its dir and base names.
RW> > > And this happens because ECHO variable is empty because as_echo is not
RW> > > defined. So it looks like it was my own fault after all, sorry for the
RW> > > trouble :-( I guess as_echo is only defined by autoconf 2.62, isn't it?
RW> > > 
RW> > > Anyhow, replacing as_echo with just "echo" makes libtoolize work for me.
RW> > 
RW> > Since we have at least two similar reports of this problem (pilot
RW> > error or otherwise), it makes me think that we could make life easier
RW> > for everyone if we either default as_echo to some sensible fallback,
RW> > or at least fail early once libtool detects that as_echo is unset?
RW> Agreed.  OK to commit?


 I can confirm that the patch works for me under Open Solaris 2009-06.

 Thank you!

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