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Re: make-4.3: wildcard test #9 fails

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: make-4.3: wildcard test #9 fails
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:19:43 +0200
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Hi Paul,

> > Building GNU make 4.3 on Ubuntu 16.04, produces one failing test:
> This is because the glob() function in the older GNU libc has a bug
> related to handling symlinks correctly.

Gnulib provides a workaround against this bug in its 'glob' module [1].
But GNU make ships a copy of glob.c from 1999 :-(


[1] https://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/manual/html_node/glob.html

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