GnuPG 1.9.92 build failures on old Linux

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Oct 18 19:28:09 CEST 2006

On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 16:52, Alain Guibert said:

> First problem is that some bash versions (at least 2.0.0) wrongly take
> "$((" as beginning an arithmetic substitution, and that fails. A space
> between opening parenthesis "$( (" fixes it.

Fixed in SVN.

> Second problem is that some sed versions (at least 2.05 and 3.02)
> dislike grouped commands that do not end in ";". Inserting a semicolon
> between "q" and "}" fixes it.
> I hope that such syntax does not break on more recent platforms:

Fixed.  It may only break for those building form SVN ;-).



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