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bug #40278: 'autopoint' installs macros to / when it can't find m4dir

Submitter:  Michał Górny <michalgorny>
Submitted:  Tue 15 Oct 2013 04:39:22 PM UTC
 
Category:  Programmer tools Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  ueno
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Wed 16 Oct 2013 07:39:39 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report.  This was my mistake when refactoring the tracing code.  Pushed a fix:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gettext.git/commit/?h=maint&id=38aa888cc88bb27930818ec8dc55033a072cbfd5

Daiki Ueno <ueno>
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Tue 15 Oct 2013 04:39:22 PM UTC, original submission:  

The code in autopoint tries to find m4dir using AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR and '-I' ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS in Makefile.am. However, when it fails to find one, instead of bailing out it starts copying macros to /.

We've hit this in Gentoo with current xkeyboard-config sources.

Gentoo bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=487794
xkeyboard-config bug: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70404

Our script/sandbox output:

  • Running autopoint --force ...
  • ACCESS DENIED:  unlinkat:     /codeset.m4
  • ACCESS DENIED:  open_wr:      /codeset.m4
  • ACCESS DENIED:  unlinkat:     /fcntl-o.m4
  • ACCESS DENIED:  open_wr:      /fcntl-o.m4
  • ACCESS DENIED:  unlinkat:     /gettext.m4
  • ACCESS DENIED:  open_wr:      /gettext.m4

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Michał Górny <michalgorny>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-11-27 haible CategoryNone Programmer tools
        Assigned toNone ueno
    2013-10-16 ueno StatusNone Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed

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