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Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case
Date: 02 Feb 2002 00:34:32 -0700

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

Tom> Automake used PACKAGE with a specific meaning for years.  It is
Tom> unfortunate that Autoconf has chosen to use the same name with a
Tom> different meaning.  But I don't wish to belabor this point.

Of course, it would be idiotic for me to belabor this point, since it
is factually incorrect.  Autoconf doesn't define PACKAGE at all.

Tom> If we elect not to do this then we must add a warning to the manual
Tom> saying that the obvious change is incorrect.

I think I'll do this.  Plus I'll have the PACKAGE define use

Apologies for any confusion.


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