Sox in 7.1 broken or corrupt?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Feb 14 13:42:53 PST 2009

In the last episode (Feb 14), Christian Weisgerber said:
> Lars Eighner:
> > >> It appears to me the audio/sox port is broken.  During configure the
> > >> screen breaks up with a bunch of ANSI garbage.
> > 
> > Oh, I see.  The config script looks for something it calls "distro name"
> > /in etc/issue .  I don't think this is the right way to get this
> > /information;
> Oh my.  This appears to be a desperate attempt to figure out on which
> flavor of Linux sox is being built, since Linux distributions are all
> different but you can't distinguish them by uname.
> We should just disable the whole test.  I'll commit this patch if the
> maintainer approves.

Eww.  Yes, by all means, commit :)

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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