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bug #28318: [gendistlist.sh] Use of `-not' in find command leads to errors

Submitted by:  Grégoire Sutre <gsutre>
Submitted on:  Thu 17 Dec 2009 09:34:33 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Configuration Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Felix Zielcke <fzielcke> Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  Bazaar - trunk Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Thu 17 Dec 2009 10:20:22 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for spotting this.
I just fixed it in trunk. (r1940)

Felix Zielcke <fzielcke>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu 17 Dec 2009 09:34:33 AM UTC, original submission:

Hi,

The file gendistlist.sh, which is called by autogen.sh, uses the option -not for the find command, and this leads to errors, e.g. on NetBSD:

find: -not: unknown option

This problem is fixed by replacing `-not' by `!' in the find command of gendistlist.sh. According to GNU find's manual:

! expr True if expr is false.

-not expr
Same as ! expr, but not POSIX compliant.

Thanks,

Grégoire Sutre

Grégoire Sutre <gsutre>
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