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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: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 02:25:09 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Jamie Lokier wrote:
> 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.

Both of you have confirmed the bug - because the correct behaviour has
no error messages, and you both got messages.  Neither of you was able
to reproduce getting a text-dependent number of messages, but both of
you see buggy behaviour so it's easy to reproduce a problem to investigate.

Nobody wants to investigate this bug further?

-- Jamie

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