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Re: zsh fails the Autoconf test suite on Solaris 8

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: zsh fails the Autoconf test suite on Solaris 8
Date: 25 Mar 2002 22:22:22 +0100
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>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:


 Paul> However, Solaris Zsh has has a different bug that actually breaks
 Paul> "make check", so this is higher priority.  The problem is that

 Paul> PATH=test:$PATH test-1

 Paul> does not look for "test/test-1".  I guess Zsh exports the new value of
 Paul> PATH to "test-1" but uses the old value of PATH to find "test-1".
 Paul> This is contrary to POSIX, so it must be a bug.  I don't know if the
 Paul> bug is fixed in the latest Zsh, as I don't use Zsh much.  Can you
 Paul> please report the problem to the Zsh folks if the problem still occurs
 Paul> with the latest Zsh?

It works correctly with the current Zsh 4.0.4.  I tried with Zsh
3.1.6-dev-14 (which is the oldest 3.1.x version I have handy)
and it works fine too.  However it doesn't work with Zsh 3.0.8
(the latest 3.0.x version).

Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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