Bug#391248: autoconf: produces syntax error in configure script
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 11:53:07AM -0700, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> On 10/5/06, Ben Pfaff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >At almost 4000 lines long, plus countless system-specific hacks,
> >the OpenSSH configure.ac is a horrible abuse of Autoconf that I
> >shudder even to look at. Thus, I'm not surprised to report that
> >this is an upstream quoting bug. Here's a fix:
> >diff -up /home/blp/tmp/openssh-4.3p2/configure.ac\~
> >--- /home/blp/tmp/openssh-4.3p2/configure.ac~ 2006-02-08
> >03:11:06.000000000 -0800
> >+++ /home/blp/tmp/openssh-4.3p2/configure.ac 2006-10-05
> >11:16:25.000000000 -0700
> >@@ -1608,6 +1608,7 @@ main(void)
> > AC_MSG_RESULT(no)
> > AC_DEFINE(BROKEN_GETADDRINFO)
> > ],
> >+ [
> > AC_MSG_RESULT(cross-compiling, assuming no)
> > ]
> > )
> >I'm reassigning this bug to OpenSSH.
Thanks. This was also http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1203
and is fixed upstream in OpenSSH 4.4p1. I'll incorporate the fix in my
next upload, since I'm not currently planning to move to 4.4 until after
etch (but instead just backport security fixes).
> No, it's not the openssh debian package's fault.
I agree with Ben that this is a perfectly legitimate bug in the Debian
openssh source package.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]