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Re: [Wireshark-commits] rev 51158: /trunk/ /trunk/: configure.ac
From: Guy Harris <guy () alum mit edu>
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2013 12:13:44 -0700


On Aug 5, 2013, at 11:57 AM, gerald () wireshark org wrote:

http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=51158

User: gerald
Date: 2013/08/05 11:57 AM

Log:
Don't force the use of Python 2.x, similar (but not identical to)
r51128. Print a warning if we're building with Python < 2.5.

...or Python 3, given that the test is

        if test "$python_major_version" -eq 2 -a "$python_minor_version" -ge 5

which returns true for Python 2.x, where x >= 5, but false for Python x.y, where x > 2 (or x < 2, but you *do* want to 
warn there).

Should it be

        if test "$python_major_version" -eq 3 -o \( "$python_major_version" -eq 2 -a "$python_minor_version" -ge 5 \)

(as the man page says on my machine, "The -a operator has higher precedence than the -o operator", but I'd parenthesize 
it anyway)?  That'd fail on a future Python 4, but such a Python 4 might well require more changes to the Python 
scripts....
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