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Re: Weird text-dependent bug in $(eval ...), simple test case

From: Jamie Lokier
Subject: Re: Weird text-dependent bug in $(eval ...), simple test case
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 23:09:07 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Paul Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-02-10 at 13:04 -0800, Martin Dorey wrote:
> > > (b) the messages are only produced for some words
> > 
> > That's not the case for me, with Debian Lenny's 3.81.
> I agree: I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 64bit, with GNU make 3.81-6 installed
> as well, and I don't see the OP's incorrect behavior.
> I get messages produced for all the words, just like Martin.

Note that messages for all the words is also a bug.

There should be no error messages.

Because it is so unusually finicky, depending on the exact text (not
just the length of the words), I wouldn't be surprised if it depends
on the exact compiled binary, or maybe even finer details like memory

-- Jamie

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