bugGNU Accounting Utilities - Bugs: bug #39840, *ACCT_FILE_LOC environmental...


bug #39840: *ACCT_FILE_LOC environmental variables ignored by the autotools

Submitter:  Jaromír Cápík <jcapik>
Submitted:  Wed 21 Aug 2013 04:21:22 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Sat 08 Nov 2014 05:04:32 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for reporting this. Ill look into it.

Markus Gothe <nihilus>
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Wed 21 Aug 2013 04:21:22 PM UTC, original submission:  


The default paths where the acct tools expect the file locations are defined in the 'files.h' and that file seems to be generated from the 'files.h.in' template. The 'configure.ac' contains the following AC_SUBST macros which are supposed to create the output variables from their shell equivalents.


The problem is, that the environmental variables are somehow ignored by the 'configure' script and the definitions in the generated 'files.h' (and other files) are always set to '/var/log/account/*acct'. The only way, how to change the paths is to replace them with 'sed' once the configuration is done.

Please, investigate & fix.

Thanks in advance.


Jaromir Capik
Red Hat Czech, s.r.o.
Software Engineer / Secondary Arch

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Jaromír Cápík <jcapik>


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