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Re: [Nmh-workers] Starting the final call for features for 1.7

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Starting the final call for features for 1.7
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:32:41 -0400

Oliver wrote:

> For the autoconf/automake stuff to replace getline, the following
> patch seems to work. Should AC_REPLACE_FUNCS perhaps be earlier or
> later in configure.ac?
> The final change on configure.ac is to cope with cc -V output having
> slightly changed in the most recent version of the compiler.
> A number of tests are failing on Solaris. This seems to mostly consist
> of:
>   id: illegal option -- u
>   Usage: id [-ap] [user]
>   FAIL: test/mhmail/test-mhmail
> /usr/xpg4/bin/id -u would work but I'm not sure how to select that.
> I thought command -p might help but not with /bin/sh. Would comparing
> $LOGNAME to root do the job? Any other ideas?
> Another issue is that tests using require_locale look for locales
> in lowercase, e.g. en_US.utf8. On Solaris plus various *BSD systems,
> these are output in uppercase form, e.g. en_US.UTF-8.

I just committed configure.ac and Makefile.am that should pick up
Ralph's getline(3) replacement if needed.  So we should be ready for
another try on Solaris.


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