bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #38200, Support secure_getenv change in...


bug #38200: Support secure_getenv change in glibc 2.17

Submitted by:  Orion Poplawski <opoplawski>
Submitted on:  Wed 30 Jan 2013 03:50:53 AM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Installation Failure
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 3.6.3Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Wed 13 Feb 2013 04:25:28 AM UTC, comment #5:

It looks like this has been fixed in gnulib and Octave has the fix in the development branch. I have a successful build on Ubuntu 13.04 which has glibc 2.17. Feel free to reopen if this is not fixed for you.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 05 Feb 2013 03:35:21 AM UTC, comment #4:


Orion Poplawski <opoplawski>
Tue 05 Feb 2013 03:30:30 AM UTC, comment #3:

Thanks. Can you post a link here if your message was on a public mailing list so we can track the progress or submit a patch to gnulib if requested?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Mon 04 Feb 2013 05:45:45 PM UTC, comment #2:

Ah, didn't quite catch that. I sent a message to gnulib. However, there is a check in:


Which I guess also comes from gnulib, but might be updated differently.

Orion Poplawski <opoplawski>
Sun 03 Feb 2013 05:45:54 AM UTC, comment #1:

To clarify, do you mean that __secure_getenv no longer exists in glibc 2.17?

Octave does not actually call __secure_getenv directly, only indirectly through gnulib. This issue should be reported to gnulib upstream and we can pull the fix into our copy of gnulib.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Wed 30 Jan 2013 03:50:53 AM UTC, original submission:


Orion Poplawski <opoplawski>


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