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Shell patterns are subject to tilde expansion. So the case statement
authorNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:27:55 +0000 (14:27 +0000)
committerNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:27:55 +0000 (14:27 +0000)
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!

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@33318

Configure

index 5b21d0e..6cb455e 100755 (executable)
--- a/Configure
+++ b/Configure
@@ -3589,7 +3589,7 @@ cat >filexp <<EOSS
 $startsh
 : expand filename
 case "\$1" in
~/*|~)
\~/*|\~)
        echo \$1 | $sed "s|~|\${HOME-\$LOGDIR}|"
        ;;
  ~*)