[request-sponsor] [ksh93-integration-discuss] Requestingsponsor for CR #6799167 (real gcc build fails in libshell) ...

2009-03-02 Thread Roland Mainz
John Levon wrote: On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 11:01:54AM -0800, Garrett D'Amore wrote: John Sonnenschein wrote: Sorry to butt in here, but I was under the impression that code should never make reference to the bug it fixes. Am I mistaken here? Normally yes. However in this case, I think

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6799167 (real gcc build fails in libshell) ...

2009-03-02 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix ([1]) CR #6799167 (http://bugs.opensolaris.org/view_bug.do?bug_id=6799167 - real gcc build fails in libshell). [1]=The fix is more a workaround since I don't know exactly how the ctf*-tools can be fixed. My contributor ID is OS0025. Webrev follows

[request-sponsor] [tools-discuss] snv_106 ksh93 update breaksInstall(1M)

2009-02-07 Thread Roland Mainz
Roland Mainz wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Edward Pilatowicz wrote: On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 04:39:31PM -0800, Edward Pilatowicz wrote: so i just upgraded this morning from snv_105 to snv_106. now Install(1M) is hanging whenever i run it. i'm wondering if anyone else has seen

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6807179 (ksh93 does unneccesary |libc::getpwnam()| lookups for ~(modifer)pattern patterns)

2009-02-18 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6807179 (ksh93 does unneccesary |libc::getpwnam()| lookups for ~(modifer)pattern patterns) My contributor ID is OS0025. Webrev can be found at http://cr.opensolaris.org/~gisburn/ksh93_integration_cr_6807179_001/ (matching ksh93 test suite module

[request-sponsor] 1224122 windex not created by install/upgrade

2008-05-25 Thread Roland Mainz
Mike Gerdts wrote: [CC:'ing Michelle Olson michelle.olson at sun.com as co-lead of the (yet-to-be-announched) manpage-subsystem-rewrite project] I'm looking for a sponsor for the following: 1224122 windex not created by install/upgrade 4858166 makewhatis should remove duplicate windex

[request-sponsor] request-sponsor BUG ID(s) : 6649911,6578005

2008-02-07 Thread Roland Mainz
vinay simha wrote: name1 : Vinay Simha.B.N email id: simhavcs at gmail.com name2 : Beeresh.G email-id: beeresh at gmail.com Bug ID Number : 6649911 synopsis:/usr/bin/printf should support field width or precision format specifiers like %*d or %0*d category : utility

[request-sponsor] request-sponsor BUG ID(s) : 6649911,6578005

2008-02-07 Thread Roland Mainz
Dana H. Myers wrote: vinay simha wrote: Bug ID Number :* 6649911* synopsis:/usr/bin/printf should support field width or precision format specifiers like %*d or %0*d category : utility subcategory : shell description : /usr/bin/printf should be able to use field with or

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6662241 (RFE: Link /usr/xpg4/bin/sh to /usr/bin/ksh93) / was: [Fwd: CR 6662241 Created P3 opensolaris/triage-queue RFE: Link/usr/xpg4/bin/sh to /usr/bin/

2008-02-12 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6662241 (RFE: Link /usr/xpg4/bin/sh to /usr/bin/ksh93) which should follow CR #6619428 (RFE: Update ksh93 in Solaris to ast-ksh.2007-10-15 (or higher)). My contributor ID is OS0025. Original Message Subject: CR 6662241 Created P3

[request-sponsor] CR #6667990 (quagga svc method script breaks with ksh93) ...

2008-02-28 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6667990 (quagga svc method script breaks with ksh93). My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, CJAVASunUnix programmer /O /==\ O\ TEL +49 641

[request-sponsor] CR #6668828 (Quagga SMF script may return random return code) ...

2008-02-28 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6668828 (Quagga SMF script may return random return code). My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, CJAVASunUnix programmer /O /==\ O\ TEL +49

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6687656 (Provide an opensource version of /usr/xpg4/bin/sed and /usr/bin/sed) ...

2008-04-12 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request for CR #6687656 (Provide an opensource version of /usr/xpg4/bin/sed and /usr/bin/sed) ... My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, CJAVASunUnix programmer /O

[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Netbuildcould be slightly more portable)

2007-04-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Alan Burlison wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Net build could be slightly more portable). The patch is attached in a bug... ... Alan: Would you be interested to sponor the fix ? Most of the patch affects your territory

[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE:OS/Netbuildcouldbe slightly more portable)

2007-04-05 Thread Roland Mainz
Richard Lowe wrote: Rainer Orth wrote: Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org writes: The patch covers two items: 1. usr/src/lib/libmapid/Makefile.com assumes ln can override an exixting link. This will not work for a POSIX-conformant version of ln. The patch... -- snip -- Index

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2007-04-11 Thread Roland Mainz
Darren J Moffat wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593 (/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) - patch is included in the RFE... This will I believe need an ARC case since it is a change in default behaviour. It also should be done for all shells

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6546677 (usr/src/cmd/perl/ build installs Subversion directories (.svn) in the proto area) / [Fwd: makebfu's trouble with cpiotranslate: usr/perl5/5.

2007-04-17 Thread Roland Mainz
/lib/.svn/text-base/Carp.pm.svn-base: no packaging info ... Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 08:00:17 +0200 From: Roland Mainz roland.ma...@nrubsig.org To: OpenSolaris Code mailing list opensolaris-code at opensolaris.org CC: Alan Burlison Alan.Burlison at sun.com,Mike Kupfer mike.kupfer at sun.com Hi

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR#6474270 (isaexec and magical builds) ...

2006-09-28 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR#6474270 (isaexec and magical builds - http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6474270). I already have an older patch around for that (originally written to test the ksh93 isaexec bridge) and IMO it may be nice to

[request-sponsor] Sponsor request for bug #6407808 (RFE: isaexec(1) should use isaexec(3C) API instead of homegrown code)

2006-04-12 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! I'd like to get sponsored for bug #6407808 (RFE: isaexec(1) should use isaexec(3C) API instead of homegrown code). http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/opensolaris-discuss/2006-April/014956.html already has a patch for the issue... Thanks! :-) Bye, Roland -- __ . . __

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6733971 (Lint targets not POSIX shell (=ksh93) safe in OS/Net propagation in OS/Net Makefiles) ...

2008-10-14 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6733971 (http://bugs.opensolaris.org/view_bug.do?bug_id=6733971 - Lint targets not POSIX shell (=ksh93) safe in OS/Net propagation in OS/Net Makefiles) ... My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz

[request-sponsor] [ksh93-integration-discuss] [indiana-discuss] arithmeticsyntax error on every file when dmake lint on OpenSolaris200805

2008-11-30 Thread Roland Mainz
Roland Mainz wrote: James Carlson wrote: Alan Coopersmith writes: I believe it's a known issue caused by the ksh93 used as /bin/sh in indiana interpreting the (( )) as the syntax to do arithmetic. The ON makefiles will need to be fixed to not put two parentheses next to each

[request-sponsor] Shooting my mouth off

2008-01-31 Thread Roland Mainz
Ceri Davies wrote: It occurs to me that I've been reviewing patches posted here where it might not actually be welcome. Tell me to shut up if necessary, although I'm concerned that this review should happen and preferably in good time after a submission is posted (rather than after the

[request-sponsor] Remove sponsorship of Bug 6431132

2008-08-27 Thread Roland Mainz
Ebru Williams wrote: 6431132: legacy yacc code cannot be maintained or understood Update from the sponsor of this bug indicates that this request is dead. The contributor has no access to a Solaris system the code, what he contributed does not match the bug and the whole thing was

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Roland Mainz
Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - http://bugs.opensolaris.org/view_bug.do?bug_id=6451262 ). An old draft for the matching ARC case can be found at

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Roland Mainz
Cyril Plisko wrote: On 9/1/07, Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org wrote: Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - considering that /usr/gnu/bin/sleep already

[request-sponsor] CR 4296835 xxxxx, Now responsible manager P4 network/internet-utiin.rwhod lacks usable configuration

2007-09-04 Thread Roland Mainz
jim.j.moore at sun.com wrote: *Synopsis*: in.rwhod lacks usable configuration Due to a change of Responsible manager requested by x at sun.com, x at sun.com is now the responsible manager for: CR 4296835 changed on Sep 3 2007 by x at sun.com === Field === New

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6319768 (Cannot execute JAR applications with setuid/setgid) ...

2007-09-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6319768 (Cannot execute JAR applications with setuid/setgid), preferably together with the patch for http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/request-sponsor/2007-August/002741.html since shbinexec and javaexec share similar concepts and code (e.g.

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6600149 (RFE: Cleanup bldenv a bit) ...

2007-09-05 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6600149 (RFE: Cleanup bldenv a bit, e.g. minor script janitor/cleanup work...) ... My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, CJAVASunUnix programmer

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6599659 (RFE: Fix version propagation in OS/Net Makefiles) ...

2007-09-06 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6599659 (RFE: Fix version propagation in OS/Net Makefiles, the issue was discussed during the final ksh93-integration code review and forwarded to a seperate bug+putback (e.g. this one)) My contributor ID is OS0025. Bye, Roland -- __ .

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6599659(RFE: Fix version propagation in OS/Net Makefiles) ...

2007-09-07 Thread Roland Mainz
Peter Memishian wrote: This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6599659 (RFE: Fix version propagation in OS/Net Makefiles, the issue was discussed during the final ksh93-integration code review and forwarded to a seperate bug+putback (e.g. this one)) My contributor ID is OS0025.

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6599668 (RFE: Move consumers of alias.sh over to ksh93) ...

2007-09-07 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to fix CR #6599668 (RFE: Move consumers of alias.sh over to ksh93). The change should be more or less straightforward and remove another chunk of items from the closed-bin stuff. My contributor ID is OS0025. Don: What needs to be done from an ARC point of

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6601968 (RFE: Add /usr/lib/shell/ksh/ as a place to store loadable shell functions) ...

2007-09-12 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to implement RFE/CR #6601968 (http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6601968 - RFE: Add /usr/lib/shell/ksh/ as a place to store loadable shell functions ; this RFE should be quite easy since it only proposes to create a directory hiearacy

[request-sponsor] 6626043: create_ramdisk could be faster

2007-11-09 Thread Roland Mainz
Dave Miner wrote: J?rgen Keil wrote: 6626043 create_ramdisk could be faster needs a sponsor; my suggested performance enhancements can be found in the workaround section of the bug: http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6626043 My contributor agreement # is

[request-sponsor] 6626043: create_ramdisk could be faster

2007-11-09 Thread Roland Mainz
Jan Setje-Eilers wrote: 35 36 BOOT_ARCHIVE=platform/i86pc/boot_archive 37 BOOT_ARCHIVE_64=platform/i86pc/amd64/boot_archive 38 39 export PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin AFAIK this is completely wrong. If $PATH gets added then it should be after all the

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6551714 (/lib/svc/method/net-routing-setup doesn't get along with ksh93=/sbin/sh)

2007-05-09 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! Requesting sponsor for CR #6551714 (/lib/svc/method/net-routing-setup doesn't get along with ksh93=/sbin/sh). The prototype patch v2 is attached as lib_svc_method_routing_setup_posix002.diff.txt ... Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org

[request-sponsor] Re: Requesting sponsor for CR #6551714

2007-05-09 Thread Roland Mainz
Alan Maguire wrote: (/lib/svc/method/net-routing-setup In-Reply-To: 464107F6.DBD1BFE4 at nrubsig.org [snip] i'll sponsor this, Thanks! :-) let's discuss it offline. Ok... Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist,

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6540117 (Debug buildof libc should be compiled with -xstrconst) ...

2007-05-11 Thread Roland Mainz
Craig Mohrman wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR #6540117 (Debug build of libc should be compiled with -xstrconst) ... Uhm... ping! Are there any volunteers for such a work ? I'll take this. _Thanks!_ ... :-) ... I've attached a prototype patch

[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Net build could be slightly more portable)

2007-03-29 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! Requesting sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Net build could be slightly more portable). The patch is attached in a bug... ... Alan: Would you be interested to sponor the fix ? Most of the patch affects your territory... Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6540117 (Debug build of libc should be compiled with -xstrconst) ...

2007-03-29 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! Requesting sponsor for CR #6540117 (Debug build of libc should be compiled with -xstrconst) ... Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, CJAVASunUnix programmer /O /==\ O\ TEL +49 641 7950090 (;O/ \/ \O;)

[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Netbuild could be slightly more portable)

2007-03-30 Thread Roland Mainz
Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR #6540124 (RFE: OS/Net build could be slightly more portable). The patch is attached in a bug... ... Alan: Would you be interested to sponor the fix ? Most of the patch affects your territory... Ok... Garrett D'Amore garrett at damore.org

[request-sponsor] Requesting spondor for bug #6514842 ('in.rwhod lacks useable configuration')

2007-01-19 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request for the fix for bug #6514842 ('in.rwhod lacks useable configuration'). My proposed fix would include a SMF manifest for in.rwhod, a matching start script and a small modification to the package system to create /var/spool/rwho/ ... Bye, Roland --

[request-sponsor] Requesting spondor for bug #6514842 ('in.rwhodlacks useable configuration')

2007-01-21 Thread Roland Mainz
David.Comay at Sun.COM wrote: This is a sponsor request for the fix for bug #6514842 ('in.rwhod lacks useable configuration'). My proposed fix would include a SMF manifest for in.rwhod, a matching start script and a small modification to the package system to create /var/spool/rwho/

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for bug #6516767 ('RFE: /etc/profile should set ${MANPATH} to a ${PATH}/${LANG}-related value')

2007-01-24 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request for the fix for bug #6516767 ('RFE: /etc/profile should set ${MANPATH} to a ${PATH}/${LANG}-related value'). The proposed fix is described in the bug report including example code... Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profileshould set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Bart Smaalders wrote: Darren J Moffat wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593 (/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) - patch is included in the RFE... This will I believe need an ARC case since it is a change in default behaviour. It also should

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Casper.Dik at sun.com wrote: Darren J Moffat wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593 (/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) - patch is included in the RFE... This will I believe need an ARC case since it is a change in default behaviour. It also

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Darren J Moffat wrote: Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote: Since I do this myself in my own .profile I feel duty bound to stand up to the plate and by your sponsor for this. So sign me up for putback sponsor and I'll be ARC case submitter too. Good idea (I use this myself :-)). Should the

pkgadd failure / was: Re: [request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Dave Miner wrote: Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote: Darren J Moffat wrote: Roland Mainz wrote: [snip] Good idea (I use this myself :-)). Should the directory be created 700 by default? There's a risk in setting $TMPDIR and making it mode 700; the risk is that programs started under

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR# 6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote: Yeah, you'll notice that if you try to su to root and run installers that run pkgadd internally. I use this method, and the StarOffice 8 installer failed quite mysteriously until I realized it was just an instance of that problem and reset TMPDIR to something

[shell-discuss] Re: [request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR#6488593(/etc/profile should set TMPDIR to /tmp/$LOGNAME/) ...

2006-11-04 Thread Roland Mainz
as a community member who might only be interested in a small number of cases.) Uhm... there is arc-discuss at opensolaris.org for such discussions... and the related project lists (e.g. shell-discuss at opensolaris.org). On 11/4/06, Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org wrote: Default

libast.so and /usr/lib/extendedFILE.so / was: Re: [request-sponsor] telnet(1) cannot handle more than 15 fds

2006-05-10 Thread Roland Mainz
Casper.Dik at Sun.COM wrote: Due to the 32-bit ABI's stdio file descriptor limit, an interposer is being used to F_DUPFD non-stdio file descriptors to 256 and above. This mitigates a problem with 3rd party modules and plugins that use fopen(3C), et al. streams in processes such as Apache HTTP

[request-sponsor] Seeking sponsor for CR #6452094 (An interactive bash shell should source /etc/bash.bashrc)

2006-08-14 Thread Roland Mainz
Hi! This is a sponsor request to implement support for http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6452094 which requests the addition of /etc/bash.bashrc and /etc/bash.bash_logout to be in sync with the same set of features introduced to ksh with ksh93. Bye, Roland

[request-sponsor] Re: RFE4940735: grep -r

2006-08-30 Thread Roland Mainz
William Hathaway wrote: Bonnie Corwin wrote: William D. Hathaway wrote On 08/10/06 08:50,: Is there any update on this? The ARC 2005/049 case has PSARC 2005/049 FastTrack Add ggrep context and recursive search fclosed approved fast-track 02/02/2005 The

About 6414843 SUNWonbld shouldn't install sgml man pages / was: Re: [request-sponsor] Many SUNWonbld related fixes

2006-08-30 Thread Roland Mainz
Rainer Orth wrote: Roland Mainz writes: Rainer Orth wrote: 6414843 SUNWonbld shouldn't install sgml man pages What is your intended fix ? IMO Solaris should finally switch to DocBook/(SGML|XML) manual pages for all tools if possible, therefore it may be nice to simply move

[request-sponsor] [ksh93-integration-discuss] Transfer ofsponsorship for ksh93 update 2 CRs

2009-09-21 Thread Roland Mainz
Bonnie Corwin wrote: On 09/18/09 07:01 AM, Milan Jurik wrote: FYI, John Sonnenschein took over sponsorship for ksh93 update 2 (Contributor Roland Mainz). The list of sponsored CRs from this update 2: 6605478 ksh93 profile shell option does not work 6705126 first call to read doesn't