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14 Nov 2000 03:40:51 -0200
Gnus/5.0807 (Gnus v5.8.7) XEmacs/21.1 (Channel Islands)
On Nov 13, 2000, Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
> That was my first idea, but rejected it for several reasons. First,
> this is pure M4sugar, and not limited to Autoconf
You could always have m4_output_comment, that would have to be defined
by users of M4sugar, and M4sh would define it to output its argument
preceded by `# '.
> And second, this is gross :) The real good implementation, IMHO, was
> to --trace for these macros. But on huge configure.ins like Jim's
> this is unacceptably expansive.
Can you define unacceptable? Any chance of computing a trace in
parallel with generating the actual output script, and outputting the
trace to another file descriptor?
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