[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC/PATCH]Allow to use ancient bash to make version.h

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 18:24:21 CEST 2014

On 6/22/2014 3:09 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> On 6/22/2014 12:13 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> can someone setup a fate client to test with that shell ?
>> Sean has run Solaris fate clients for quite a long time 
>> without hitting such a bug. I would ask if they're even 
>> running a supported version of Solaris
> What an absurd suggestion is this?
> Sean supports the thieves who (as shown yesterday and 
> today) hate bug reports. So why would asking him help 
> at all?

Which project someone works on does not demean their expertise on a subject.
I happen to be friends with a lot of people on many projects.

I suggest you grow the fuck up and stop acting like an obnoxious child
about it. It's disgraceful.

>> (Carl testing a random port of an old version of 
>> that shell is not the same as what's on the OS is not 
>> the same thing).
> I see the exact errors the OP reports with the heirloom 
> shell and the he tested the patch.
> Are you really arguing that "$()" looks better than 
> "``" and therefore has to be kept?

It is our coding convention, and just because you see the
same errors, doesn't mean it is fixed the same. See what Michael
noted in his reply.

- Derek

> Carl Eugen
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