Bug 143903 - post macros are not compat with other versions of bash
Summary: post macros are not compat with other versions of bash
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-rpm-config   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2005-01-01 01:00 UTC by Jeff Pitman
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-25 08:13:07 UTC
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Proposed patch (587 bytes, patch)
2005-01-01 01:00 UTC, Jeff Pitman
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Description Jeff Pitman 2005-01-01 01:00:16 UTC
Description of problem:  
bash 2.05a (rh73, rhel2.1) returns 1 when unsetting an environment variable  
that is non-existent.  bash 2.05b+ (rh9+) returns 0.  Current script behavior  
depends on bash 2.05b+.  
Steps to Reproduce:  
1. Install redhat-rpm-config on rh73 (fedora legacy applicable) or rhel2.1.  
2. Build package. 
3. Fails when script executes "unset DISPLAY".

Comment 1 Jeff Pitman 2005-01-01 01:00:16 UTC
Created attachment 109208 [details]
Proposed patch

Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2005-01-25 08:13:07 UTC
Doesn't make sense to mix rpm-config with such old releases, I'll
close this report.

Comment 3 Jeff Pitman 2005-01-25 09:33:47 UTC
For the record, rpm-config does work on 7.3 and creates debuginfo      
packages like later releases. Were it not for "unset DISPLAY", it   
would work fine. Not fixing it because the distro needs to be   
forward-looking is another issue and is most certainly acceptable.  

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