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Re: head: Re: branch-1_4 allow cross-compiles; expose buffer overrun

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: head: Re: branch-1_4 allow cross-compiles; expose buffer overrun
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:21:49 +0100
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Hi Eric!

Eric Blake wrote:
> Eric Blake <ebb9 <at> byu.net> writes:
>> 2006-07-17  Eric Blake  <ebb9 <at> byu.net>
>>      * ltdl/m4/gnulib-cache.m4: Augment with `gnulib-tool --import
>>      xvasprintf'.
> Ouch.  With this patch, a fresh bootstrap grabs ulonglong.m4 serial 5 from 
> gnulib (needed to workaround a bug in autoconf 2.60), then autoreconf (in 
> particular autopoint pulling from gettext 0.14.1) wipes it out with the older 
> serial 3.  Even updating configure.ac AM_GNU_GETTEXT_VERSION to pull from 
> gettext 0.14.5 is not enough.  Until Bruno releases gettext 0.15 (which he 
> has 
> promised real soon now), we will either have to rerun gnulib-tool --update 
> after autoreconf --install to undo the obsolete gettext 0.14 .m4 macros, or 
> depend on CVS gettext.
> Preferences?

Bootstrap is there specifically to script around oddities in the
autoconfiscation process.  My vote is for a commented rerun of
(parts) of gnulib-tool to get the latest version after autopoint
has done the dirty :-)

Gary V. Vaughan      ())_.  address@hidden,gnu.org}
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