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From: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Haaris Mehmood <hsed@unimetic.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tests: avoid syntax triggering old dash bug
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:47:41 +0000
Message-ID: <20181128014740.GU890086@genre.crustytoothpaste.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181127164253.9832-1-avarab@gmail.com>

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On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 05:42:53PM +0100, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> Avoid a bug in dash that's been fixed ever since its
> ec2c84d ("[PARSER] Fix clobbering of checkkwd", 2011-03-15)[1] first
> released with dash v0.5.7 in July 2011.
> 
> This fixes 1/2 tests failing on Debian Lenny & Squeeze. The other
> failure is due to 1b42f45255 ("git-svn: apply "svn.pathnameencoding"
> before URL encoding", 2016-02-09).

Are people still using such versions of Debian?  I only see wheezy (7)
on the mirrors, not squeeze (6) or lenny (5).  It might be better for us
to encourage users to upgrade to an OS that has security support rather
than work around bugs in obsolete OSes.
-- 
brian m. carlson: Houston, Texas, US
OpenPGP: https://keybase.io/bk2204

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-27 16:42 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-27 19:16 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-11-27 19:37   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-28  4:45   ` Junio C Hamano
2019-02-13 11:59     ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-02-13 21:43       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-02-13 21:48       ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-02-14  9:51         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-11-28  1:47 ` brian m. carlson [this message]
2018-11-28  7:06   ` [PATCH] " Torsten Bögershausen

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