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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: config/1630: Full status reports are not enabled even with rule STATUS=yes (fwd)
Date Wed, 07 Jan 1998 12:59:46 GMT
Agreed... Un-freaking-believable.

Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> I don't believe it.  I just don't.
> 
> How much simpler can a use of tr get?  <shrug>
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: 7 Jan 1998 06:42:32 -0000
> From: Steve Fosdick <fosdicsj@aom.bt.co.uk>
> To: apbugs@hyperreal.org
> Subject: config/1630: Full status reports are not enabled even with rule STATUS=yes
> 
> 
> >Number:         1630
> >Category:       config
> >Synopsis:       Full status reports are not enabled even with rule STATUS=yes
> >Confidential:   no
> >Severity:       non-critical
> >Priority:       medium
> >Responsible:    apache
> >State:          open
> >Class:          sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id:   apache
> >Arrival-Date:   Tue Jan  6 22:50:00 PST 1998
> >Last-Modified:
> >Originator:     fosdicsj@aom.bt.co.uk
> >Organization:
> apache
> >Release:        1.2.5
> >Environment:
> HP-UX rumpus B.10.20 A 9000/712
> gcc version 2.7.2.1
> >Description:
> If I edit the Configuration file to my requirements, run Configure and compile
> apache I get a version that does short status reports rather than full ones
> despite description text in the Configuration file that inicates that setting
> the line:
> Rule STATUS=yes
> should cause full status reports to be selected.
> >How-To-Repeat:
> 
> >Fix:
> I tracked the problem down to the tr command in src/helpers/CutRule.  It
> actually appears to be a bug in HP-UX 10.20's version of 'tr' which, when
> given the translations you use, outputs some characters with the eighth bit
> set rather than the correct lower case letters.
> 
> I have searched the HP-UX patch database and cannot find a patch for 'tr'.
> 
> I was able to work around it by changing the tr command to use character
> classes, i.e. instead of:
>     tr "A-Z" "a-z"
> I changed it to use:
>     tr '[:upper:]' '[:lower:]'
> 
> I don't know how portable that construct is but another workaround would be to
> supply s simple C program that does the case conversion.
> 
> If the
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> 
> 
> 


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