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Re: bin/45269 (sh fails to strip trailing newline in command substitution, breaking build)
The following reply was made to PR bin/45269; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45269 (sh fails to strip trailing newline in command
substitution, breaking build)
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 03:21:52 +0000
On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:25:02PM +0000, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> After rebuilding /bin/sh with christos' patch and retrying a tools
> build, I can confirm that it fixes the issue.
> Reverting to the older /bin/sh does bring the problem back, so it's very
> likely to be the root cause.
Given that the problem also goes away if you turn around three times
and sneeze over your shoulder, I think that's far from guaranteed. I
haven't looked at this recently (I did at one point a few months ago)
but we need to at least sort out what dsl@ is concerned about before
calling it fixed.
David A. Holland
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