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sr #110925: libtool infinite loop on unknown (out of order) argument

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sun 20 Aug 2023 08:15:20 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
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Operating System:  GNU/Linux
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Mon 29 Jan 2024 06:29:00 AM UTC, comment #1: 

please show an example command that fails, and ideally include a patch showing what change you want to make

i tried to quickly reproduce this locally based on your description, but it works fine for me

Mike Frysinger <vapier>
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Sun 20 Aug 2023 08:15:20 AM UTC, original submission:  

Libtool enters an infinite loop in func_parse_options() when an invalid argument (with a parameter) is given after a valid argument. This is due to the variable $func_run_hooks_result not being cleared between iterations, coupled with the fall-through logic of case "--*=*".

Suggest adding:
func_unset func_run_hooks_result
func_run_hooks func_parse_options ${1+"$@"}
in func_parse_options().



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