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Re: Autoconf 2.57d instability

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Autoconf 2.57d instability
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 19:06:55 +0200 (CEST)

Eric Sunshine a dit:

> On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 10:40:22 +0200 (CEST), Akim Demaille wrote:
>> So finally, some _real_ fun to find in Autoconf... Thanks...
>> I have not looked at your traces yet, but may I ask you to try
>> the following m4 1.4?  It is _not_ the regular 1.4, it is 1.4 + Debian
>> patches.  If it works for you, we will quickly wrap it as 1.4.1, or
>> 1.5 whatever, and have Autoconf display a warning.
> I downloaded and installed the Debian-patched m4 per your recommendation
> after deleting the existing m4 on both Linux and NextStep.  The patched m4
> did not solve either problem.  Even with the patched m4, Linux still
> reports
> "Warning: Excess arguments to built-in `m4_pushdef' ignored", and m4 still
> crashes on NextStep.

I just grabbed the tarball, and it works fine here (btw, thanks for the
tarball: I wish all the bug reports were like yours!).

I tried with a more recent CVS m4, and with Debian's with success in both
cases.  Both M4 did produce exactly the same output.  But valgrind is not
happy, indeed.  I'll try to see whether it's related, but it seems tricky.

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