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Change 33318: Shell patterns are subject to tilde expansion. So the case statement

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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
February 15, 2008 06:33
Subject:
Change 33318: Shell patterns are subject to tilde expansion. So the case statement
Message ID:
20080215143345.GW23790@plum.flirble.org
I believe that this fix also needs applying to Perl 1, as I found the same
error in 1.0's Configure script.

I doubt anyone can find a Perl bug older than this one :-)

Nicholas Clark

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Subject: Change 33318: Shell patterns are subject to tilde expansion. So the case statement
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 06:30:03 -0800 (PST)

Change 33318 by nicholas@minne on 2008/02/15 14:27:55

	Shell patterns are subject to tilde expansion. So the case statement
	in the filexp script (written out by Configure) for expanding ~ and
	~/*  has never worked. It's always been relying on the /bin/csh glob
	for the ~* case. Few people ever noticed because one has to be
	building to one's home directory on a system with no csh installed.
	This is a bug from Perl 1.0's Configure!

Affected files ...

... //depot/perl/Configure#683 edit

Differences ...

==== //depot/perl/Configure#683 (xtext) ====
Index: perl/Configure
--- perl/Configure#682~33049~	2008-01-23 01:18:41.000000000 -0800
+++ perl/Configure	2008-02-15 06:27:55.000000000 -0800
@@ -3589,7 +3589,7 @@
 $startsh
 : expand filename
 case "\$1" in
- ~/*|~)
+ \~/*|\~)
 	echo \$1 | $sed "s|~|\${HOME-\$LOGDIR}|"
 	;;
  ~*)
End of Patch.

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