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Re: Debian-specific Autoconf patches

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Debian-specific Autoconf patches
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 10:33:43 +0200
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Hi Paul,

* Paul Eggert wrote on Tue, May 30, 2006 at 10:28:30AM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
> > Looks ok; except that I can even find usage of _AC_EVAL out in the wild:
> >  sigh.
> Well, that use shouldn't be a problem, since _AC_EVAL has gone back to
> the old meaning.

Argh, I need to read more closely.

> If you can find _AC_EVAL_STDERR in the wild, that would be a problem,
> as it's no longer present.  We could easily fix that by putting
> _AC_EVAL_STDERR in with its old meaning.

Nope.  Haven't found that.

> By the way, how do you find these wild uses so easily?

I hate to state the obvious, but: ?  ;-)
Look at the first two or three screenfuls, if all of them are clearly
code from Autoconf proper, there is less to worry about.  Oh, and
  grep $MACRO /usr/share/aclocal*/*

of course.  Which makes more sense on a system with many -dev/-devel
packages installed.


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