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Re: [nts] bootstrap patch

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: [nts] bootstrap patch
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:39:58 -0700

Thanks. I fixed that bug. Meanwhile, it seems to me the autotools
ought to be searching installation places for libtool stuff rather
than choking with semi-indecipherable messages.

On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 08/16/2017 03:25 PM, Bruce Korb wrote:
>> It won't hurt. It could (and likely would) slow down the bootstrap by
>> several milli-seconds. On the other hand, you won't have bootstrap
>> failures caused by unexpanded LT_LIBTOOL cruft. Fair trade in my book.
> Adding :: to a PATH search is equivalent to adding :.:; having the
> current working directory earlier than the end of PATH can sometimes
> lead to trojan horses being executed.
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> Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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 - Bruce

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