[Build-common-hackers] Bug#576967: Bug#576967: cdbs: Splits CC into multiple env-var words

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Thu Apr 29 07:58:32 UTC 2010

Hi Anders,

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 03:20:41AM -0400, Anders Kaseorg wrote:
>How can you suggest that a multiword CC is “abuse” and okay to break, 
>when by your own logic (bug 523642), CDBS “has a well defined current 
>behaviour that users rely on”?

Because I am stupid and unworthy?

Please do not hide complaints as questions.

>the CDBS change that introduced this regression (commit ee9bbf5 in 
>version 0.4.77) doesn’t even correctly do what it was _intended_ to do.  
>The $(origin) function is supposed to be called with a variable name, 
>not with the contents of a variable.

Thanks a bunch for spotting this.

I am aware of the special way $(origin) use variables, and I _did_ test 
that it actually worked when implementing it, but obviously I did a
mistake anyway when applying :-P

>So, can you please apply this patch, which fixes both of these bugs and 
>should make everyone happy?

Most certainly.  Thanks a lot for the investigation and patch!

  - Jonas

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