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[PATCH] Show how to work around the <5.9.5 makedepend.SH syntax error #10294

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p5pRT opened this issue Apr 9, 2010 · 4 comments
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[PATCH] Show how to work around the <5.9.5 makedepend.SH syntax error #10294

p5pRT opened this issue Apr 9, 2010 · 4 comments

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@p5pRT p5pRT commented Apr 9, 2010

Migrated from rt.perl.org#74192 (status was 'resolved')

Searchable as RT74192$

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@p5pRT p5pRT commented Apr 9, 2010

From @avar

From​: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avar@​cpan.org>

Before 96a8704 makedepend.SH used shell quote syntax that modern
shells barf on. Document how to work around this in the example bisect
script.


pod/perlrepository.pod | 9 +++++++++
1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Inline Patch
diff --git a/pod/perlrepository.pod b/pod/perlrepository.pod
index 65a9bef..731735d 100644
--- a/pod/perlrepository.pod
+++ b/pod/perlrepository.pod
@@ -645,6 +645,14 @@ testcase:
   % cat ~/run
   #!/bin/sh
   git clean -dxf
+
+  # If you get './makedepend: 1: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted
+  # string' when bisecting versions of perl older than 5.9.5 this hack
+  # will work around the bug in makedepend.SH which was fixed in
+  # version 96a8704c. Make sure to comment out `git co makedepend.SH'
+  # below too.
+  git show blead:makedepend.SH > makedepend.SH
+
   # If you can use ccache, add -Dcc=ccache\ gcc -Dld=gcc to the Configure line
   # if Encode is not needed for the test, you can speed up the bisect by
   # excluding it from the runs with -Dnoextensions=Encode
@@ -658,6 +666,7 @@ testcase:
   ./perl -Ilib ~/testcase.pl
   ret=$?
   [ $ret -gt 127 ] && ret=127
+  # git co makedepend.SH
   git clean -dxf
   exit $ret
 
-- 
1.7.0.4.298.gc81d
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@p5pRT p5pRT commented Apr 13, 2010

From @rgs

Thanks, applied to bleadperl

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@p5pRT p5pRT commented Apr 13, 2010

The RT System itself - Status changed from 'new' to 'open'

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@p5pRT p5pRT commented Apr 13, 2010

@rgs - Status changed from 'open' to 'resolved'

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