[PATCH libgpg-error] build: Remove literal "\c" strings from lock-obj-pub.native.h

David Michael fedora.dm0 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 23:05:05 CET 2021

* src/gen-lock-obj.sh: Capture echo output with quotes.


Cross-compiling produces a gpg-error.h with instances of "\c"
everywhere which breaks compilation due to invalid syntax.  It is
caused by the "echo -n" test having no output, which was not
captured as an empty token due to not being quoted.  That meant the
"test" command was operating on only the "-n" argument.

Signed-off-by: David Michael <fedora.dm0 at gmail.com>

(resending since it doesn't look like this was delivered to the list)


Can something like this be applied to fix cross-compiling 1.42?  You can
try it with commands like this:

/bin/sh -c 'test -n `echo -n` ; echo $?'
/bin/sh -c 'test -n "`echo -n`" ; echo $?'



 src/gen-lock-obj.sh | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/src/gen-lock-obj.sh b/src/gen-lock-obj.sh
index a710f0c..258eec6 100755
--- a/src/gen-lock-obj.sh
+++ b/src/gen-lock-obj.sh
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@
 #     AWK=gawk ./gen-lock-obj.sh
-if test -n `echo -n`; then
+if test -n "`echo -n`"; then

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