|Subject:||Re: bug#16843: Error caused due to regression in git|
|Date:||Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:09:18 +0100|
On 02/24/2014 12:53 PM, Eric Blake wrote:Actually, it turns out that the problem has already been fixed upstream:
> Yay - you confirmed that the solution that works for both versions of
> git is to ensure that we provide exactly one argument to the foreach
> command, where that argument gets passed through the shell with
> identical results. I'll patch maint.mk shortly.
Author: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
Date: Wed Jan 1 20:25:44 2014 -0800
maint: fix public-submodule-commit to work with newer git
* top/maint.mk (public-submodule-commit): Remove excess quoting.
We were over-quoting the test arguments, and somewhere prior to
version 184.108.40.206.229, git stopped removing those excess quotes,
which made the test fail, since the unexpanded strings would
always differ; using GIT_TRACE=1 confirmed that the git merge-base
command wasn't even being run.
So all that remains now is for the package you were complaining about to
upgrade to a newer version of gnulib that plays nicely with git 1.9 and
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