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Bug 775158 - app-arch/atool-0.39.0-r1 ./configure: 2264: Bad substitution when using dash as shell
Summary: app-arch/atool-0.39.0-r1 ./configure: 2264: Bad substitution when using dash ...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Blocks: nonbash
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Reported: 2021-03-09 22:34 UTC by Alessandro Barbieri
Modified: 2021-03-20 06:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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atool-0.39.0-r1:20210309-223350.log (atool-0.39.0-r1:20210309-223350.log,5.49 KB, text/plain)
2021-03-09 22:35 UTC, Alessandro Barbieri

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Description Alessandro Barbieri 2021-03-09 22:34:58 UTC
>>> Configuring source in /var/tmp/portage/app-arch/atool-0.39.0-r1/work/atool-0.39.0 ...
./configure --prefix=/usr --build=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu --host=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --datadir=/usr/share --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var/lib --docdir=/usr/sh
are/doc/atool-0.39.0-r1 --htmldir=/usr/share/doc/atool-0.39.0-r1/html --libdir=/usr/lib64
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/lib/portage/pypy3/ebuild-helpers/xattr/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk                                                                                
checking whether make LIBTOOL=slibtool sets $(MAKE)... yes                                    
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl                                                                                                                                                                                 
./configure: 2264: Bad substitution
Comment 1 Alessandro Barbieri 2021-03-09 22:35:26 UTC
Created attachment 690384 [details]

Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-03-20 06:22:00 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 7894b5c71eef0a171809ab4e8ea197397734a4c3
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2021-03-20 06:21:38 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2021-03-20 06:21:38 +0000

    app-arch/atool: fix bashism in configure script
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 app-arch/atool/atool-0.39.0-r1.ebuild                     | 15 ++++++++++++++-
 app-arch/atool/files/atool-0.39.0-configure-bashism.patch | 12 ++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 26 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)