bug in 3.2 configure

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jul 10 07:45:26 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 03:43 +0200, Timur I. Bakeyev wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 06:47:08PM -0700, Herb Lewis wrote:
> >> It is supposed to be MAXPATH size.
> >>
> >> Reading configure a little closer, it looks like we are testing if
> >> realpath allows a NULL argument.
> >>
> >> Still seems like a bad test if it causes a core dump. Why do we care
> >> if we can use a NULL?
> >
> > This is very useful, and we have a code path to use it.
> Personally, I see no problem with core dumps in the configure tests,
> as soon as they don't collapes the whole box :)

We have avoided them in the past, when a non-coredump test would
indicate the same result, but adding a signal handler to a configure
test would seem overkill...

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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