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Re: [Nmh-workers] [nmh-1.2] a serious bug in the nmh configure script

From: pmaydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [nmh-1.2] a serious bug in the nmh configure script
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 21:45:33 +0000

Igor Sobrado wrote:
>In short, the configure script has some lines that use what seems the
>wrong operator (==).  NetBSD complains when running "./configure",
>OpenBSD does not complain.

Curses; I knew that change would break on something :-(
Anyway, == was a thinko, which obviously bash allows.

>Perhaps someone with a better knowledge on the configuration script
>used by nmh can provide some feedback on this matter.

If you edit aclocal.m4 to change the == to a single =, rerun autoconf
and configure, does that fix the problem?

>(an updated nmh would be great, but nmh-1.2 has been
>released some hours ago)

Probably this merits 1.2.1...

>At last, I am very sorry for not providing feedback on this issue
>before nmh-1.2 was released.

This particular change didn't go into any RC, only straight into 1.2.

-- PMM

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