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Re: Why doesn't this quote properly?

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: Why doesn't this quote properly?
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 07:57:10 -0800

Stepan Kasal wrote:

> Please note that there is a trap: the ``description texts'', like in
> AS_HELP_STRING or AC_DEFINE.  These strings are subject to line breaking, so 
> they
> are not ``literal strings'' and you may not double-quote them.

Yes.  Thank you.  My missive came about because I was pretty sure
there were going to be exceptions and it was also clear that it
was going to take careful study, experimentation or a clear
explanation to figure out which was which.

> (I'm writing a patch to the autoconf manual which would mention this.)

My hoped for answer.  :-)  Thank you!  Regards, Bruce

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